1 Sol, SILVER, BU, 1930-1935

25.0000 g., .500 SILVER, .4019 oz ASW., KM 218.2

Mint: Lima

Large letters

Obv: Engraver's initials GM on stems flanking date.

Brilliant Uncirculated.

Jose de San Martin of Argentina proclaimed Peru's independence on July 28, 1821: Simon Bolivar of Venezuela secured it in December: 1824 when he defeated the last Spanish army in South America. After several futile attempts to re-establish its South American empire, Spain recognized Peru's independence in 1879.


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