Chile 5 and 10 Pesos  1895 and 1896
Chile 5 and 10 Pesos 1895 and 1896

This portrait of Miss Liberty in a liberty cap appears only on coins from 1895 and 1896. Other 5 and 10 pesos of the era bear different portraits. Gold content is:

5 (CINCO) PESOS: 0.0883 troy ounces gold
10 (DIEZ) PESOS: 0.1766 troy ounces gold

These coins can never be worth less than their weight in gold. To find the base value (BV) multiply the gold content by the current price of gold. Look it up, as it changes every day. At this writing, gold is trading at $1330 US dollars per troy ounce, so BV for a 10 pesos is 0.1766 x 1330 = $235.

To find approximate values, add a collector premium for coins in good condition:

5 and 10 PESO COINS DATED 1895:
worn: BV
average circulated: BV + $10
well preserved: BV + $40
fully uncirculated: BV + $80

There were a few 5 pesos coins made in 1896. If you have one of these, multiply the collector premium by three.

Coin: 16611 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: charlie, Fri, 28-Feb-2014 07:06:33 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 01-Mar-2014 01:24:00 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Sun, 14-Feb-2016 18:33:56 GMT
Requester description: 1895 Republica De Chile /man,or woman with helmet.other side/a deer and eagle with a shild that has star on it between the deer and eagle.S mint mark to theleft of deer.Diez Pesos above deer and eagle/1895 under shield.
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