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1880 BF Crown Size Silver Coin from Peru Five Pesetas Lima Mint Woman's Head Left Choice Extremely Fine or Much Better

  • $ 277.77

Description: A choice extremely fine or much better 1880 Peruvian crown size silver coin. This is the five pesetas silver coin. The coin depicts a woman's head with floral head dress facing left on the obverse. The head is surrounded with the legend "PROSPERIDAD Y PODER PORLAJUSTICIA 1880" along the edge. The reverse has the Peruvian arms with a radiant wreath above it. The reverse has the legend "REPUBLICA PERUANA LIMA.9 DECIMOSFINO B.F.*CINCO PESETAS*" surrounding the arms. There is also a larger wreath surrounding the arms with the letter B below the wreath. This is KM 201.1 weighs ~25 grams of 0.900 silver and is ~36 mm in diameter. A beautiful coin worthy of a spot in your collection. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1880.

Mint: Lima Peru.

Size and Weight: This is a five pesetas, which is approximately 36 mm in diameter and weighs ~25 gm of 0.900 silver.

References: It is KM #201.1.

Condition: I would grade the coin as a choice extremely fine or much better with all the details being well preserved and showing minor wear to the surface commensurate with its age and circulated state. The coin is nicely toned and has great eye appeal. The coin has a few scratches in the fields and a few bag marks but other than that the coin is problem free. It has great eye appeal and would make a great addition to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.


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