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Scarce 1908 Peru Gold Coin Libra or Pound Lima Mint Native Head Facing Right AU+

  • $ 697.77

Description: A beautiful, about uncirculated Peruvian gold coin. This is the scarce 1908 Libra or Pound. The coin depicts the head of a native with two feathers in head band facing right on the obverse. The bust is surrounded with the legend "VERDAD I JUSTICIA, UNA LIBRA" along the edge. The reverse has the Peruvian arms with a shining sun above it within a wreath. The reverse has the legend "REPUBLICAPERUANALIMAG.OZ.G.1908" along the edge of the coin surrounding the arms image. The coin has a reeded rim. It has nice eye appeal and is in about uncirculated condition with minimum wear and a few surface marks. This is KM 207, weighs ~7.9 grams of 0.917 gold and is ~22 mm in diameter. This is a scarce coin with a mintage of 36,000. Please carefully review the scan presented as it is part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1908.

Mint: Lima Peru.

Size and weight: This is a Libra or Pound, weighs ~7.8 grams of 0.917 gold and is ~22 mm.

References: It is KM #207 and Fr 73.

Condition: I would grade this coin as a good about uncirculated or better with all of its details being very well preserved and having minimum wear to the highest points. The coin has some surface marks and bag marks but these are minor and do not distract of its beauty or quality. The coin retains quite a bit of luster and has nice eye appeal. It is in original almost uncirculated condition and looks great. It is better than the photos suggest. It has minimum wear commensurate with its age and about uncirculated status. Please see photo for additional condition information.



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