Peru, 1 sol, 1968

Look out! There are llamas!

Peru, 1 sol de oro, 1968 (KM #248)


It’s a large brass coin from a dead currency; the Peruvian Sol has been replaced, twice. The design has very high relief for a modern coin, giving it a nice tactile feel, and it has some nice heft to it, but the off-center text is crammed in next to the llama on the reverse in a very amateur and unprofessional way. C+ for effort, guys.

Exact mintage is 12,260,000
Metal Brass
Diameter 27 mm
Engraver Pareja (reverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment
Demonetized yes

Advertisements

Tags: ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: