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Peru 1/2 and 1 Sol  1966 to 1975
Peru 1/2 and 1 Sol 1966 to 1975

Well. 'Oro' means 'gold' but, shucks, there is no gold in these coins. They are made of brass.

Since they are modern coins made of non-precious metal, they are worth face value. The one in our picture is fully uncirculated, so a collector might pay a few US dollars for it.

Coin: 14052 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Brinna Drew, Thu, 28-Mar-2013 20:56:25 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 29-Mar-2013 18:41:36 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Sun, 15-Mar-2015 01:13:09 GMT
Requester description: 1968 Front says 'un sol de oro' Back 'banco central de reserva del peru 1968' Front is a picture of an animal, it looks like a llama Back is a crest with three images inside; a llama, a tree and an elephant(?). The crest has a branch on either side, and a garland above.
Tags: peru 1 2 sol sun peruana peruvian perv sunrise sola sunburst sunshine sunset sunlight sols un oro banco bank central reserva del animal llama crest shield three tree elephant branch garland wreath vna uno una vn banko banque bangko centrale arms sheild coats shiled crests chevrons shild escucheon insignia arm coat crested chevron creast shields escutcheon elephants twigs stalks spray sprig limb stick twig sprays sprigs branching stalk branches branched sticks wreathed rief reif reef wreathe wreat wreth wreah wreaths cornucopia leaves leaf greenery leafs boughs liafy bush leave leaved bough leafe leafed leafy leavs foliage

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