Peru 2011 sol KM-360

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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In 2010, the Lima mint began a series of commemoratives honoring various sites and cultures of Peru. This one features the famous Inca city, Machu Picchu. This denomination has also been used for silver commemoratives. In 1991, the currency was reformed, one nuevo sol = one million intis. Surprisingly enough, the nuevo sol has remained stable against the dollar (US$1 = S/. 2.77, October 2013).

Recorded mintage: 10,000,000.

Specification: 7.32 g, Copper-Nickel-zinc, 25.5 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 360.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 13th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2018.

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