1/5 Dinero Peru

1/5 Dinero
State:
Issue year(s):
1912

Catalog reference:
  Fr-   Fr-c   Fr-1912


1912, Peru (Republic). Beautiful Silver 1/5 Dinero (25 Centavos) Coin

Mint Place: Lima Mint Years: 1912 Reference: KM-205.2. Denomination: 1/5 Dinero Condition: A nicely toned XF+ Diameter: 23mm Weight: 4.96gm Material: Silver

Obverse: Togate personification of the Republic seated beneath wreath on a column holding stick topped by cap of liberty and leaning on shield. Comment: Incuse inscribed band (“LIBER-TAD”) around column in incuse. Legend: FIRME Y FELIZ POR LA UNION / UN SOL Exergue: 5°. de SOL

Reverse: Wreath above shield with coat-of-arms of the Republic of Peru. All within sprays . Date below. Legend: REPUBLICA PERUANA LIMA 9 D: FINO F.C. - 1912

 

Peru declared its independence in 1821 and the city of Cusco maintained its  importance within the administrative structure of the of the country.  Upon independence, the Department of Cusco was created and at the time maintained authority over territory extending to the Brazilian border. The city of Cusco was made capital of the department and  subsequently became the most important city in the south-eastern Andean  region.


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1912, Peru (Republic). Beautiful Silver 1/5 Dinero (25 Centavos) Coin. XF+ Mint Place: Lima Mint Years: 1912 Reference: KM-205.2. Denomination: 1/5 Dinero Condition: A nicely toned XF+ Diameter: 23mm Weight: 4.96gm Material: SilverObverse: Togate personification of the Republic seat ...

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