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One Sol

Obv: FIRME Y FELIZ POR LA UNION around a seated liberty to right / UN SOL in exergue Rev: REPUBLICA PERUANA LIMA 9 DECIMOS FINO Y.J. / 1872 around a heraldic shield

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

Peruvian, 1872

Object Place

Peru

Accession Number

2004.1740

Medium or Technique

Silver?

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins