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Coins catalogue of Peru
Old coins (before 1985)

 

Republic of Peru

Peruvian Escudo=2 pesos; Peso=8 reales (1826-1858)

 

coin Peru 4 reales 1835
4 reales 1835
silver
REPUB PERUANA CUZ 4R 1835
FIRME Y FELIZ POR LA UNION
Coin value - $30-35
 

 

 

Transition to decimal system
Peruvian Libra=10 soles; Sol=10 dineros; Dinero=10 centavos (1858-1863)

 

coin Peru 1/2 real 1860
1/2 real 1860
silver
FIRME Y FELIZ POR LA UNION / M.R.
REPUB PERUANA LIMA 9 D FINO V B 1860
Coin value - $20-25
 

 

 

Decimal system
Peruvian Libra=10 soles; Sol=10 dineros; Dinero=10 centavos (1863-1892)

 

coin Peru 1 dinero 1875
1 dinero 1875
silver
FIRME Y FELIZ POR LA UNION / UN DINERO
REPUB PERUANA LIMA 9 D FINO Y J 1875
Coin value - $15-20
coin Peru 2 centavos 1876
2 centavos 1876
bronze
DOS CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1876
Coin value - $6-8
coin Peru 1 centavo 1864
1 centavo 1864
copper-nickel
UN CENTAVO
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1864
Coin value - $7-10
coin Peru 1 centavo 1875
1 centavo 1875
bronze
UN CENTAVO
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1875
Coin value - $7-10

 

 

Provisional coinage (1879-1880)
Peruvian Libra=10 soles; Sol=10 dineros; Dinero=10 centavos

 

coin Peru 10 centavos 1879
10 centavos 1879
copper-nickel
MONEDA PROVISIONAL 10 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1879 DIEZ CENTAVOS
Coin value - $15-20
coin Peru 5 centavos 1880
5 centavos 1880
copper-nickel
MONEDA PROVISIONAL 5 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1880 CINCO CENTAVOS
Coin value - $12-15

 

 

Reform 1893
Peruvian Sol=10 dineros; Dinero=10 centavos (1893-1983)

 

coin Peru 500 soles 1984
500 soles 1984
brass
150 Years of Admiral Grau
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1985 / 500 SOLES DE ORO
GRAN ADMIRANTE MIGUEL GRAU
Coin value - $4-5
coin Peru 100 soles 1982
100 soles 1982
copper-nickel
circulation coinage
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1982 / 100 SOLES DE ORO
Coin value - $1-2
coin Peru 100 soles 1984
100 soles 1984
brass
commemorative coin
150 Years of Admiral Grau
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1984 / 100 SOLES DE ORO
GRAN ADMIRANTE MIGUEL GRAU 1934-1984
Coin value - $3-4
coin Peru 50 soles 1982
50 soles 1982
brass
circulation coinage
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1982 / 50 SOLES DE ORO
Coin value - ~$1
coin Peru 50 soles 1984
50 soles 1984
brass
commemorative coin
150 Years of Admiral Grau
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1984 / 50 SOLES DE ORO
GRAN ADMIRANTE MIGUEL GRAU 1934-1984
Coin value - $3-4
coin Peru 10 soles 1969
10 soles 1969
copper-nickel
circulation coinage
10 DIEZ SOLES DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1969
Coin value - $1-2
coin Peru 10 soles 1974
10 soles 1974
copper-nickel
circulation coinage
TUPAK AMARU / 10 DIEZ SOLES DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1974
Coin value - $2-3
coin Peru 10 soles 1979
10 soles 1979
brass
circulation coinage
TUPAK AMARU / 10 DIEZ SOLES DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1979
Coin value - $1-2
coin Peru 10 soles 1971
10 soles 1971
copper-nickel
commemorative coin
150th Anniversary of Independence
SESQUICENTENARIO DE LA INDEPEDENCIA DEL PERU 1821-1971 / TUPAK AMARU / 10 DIEZ SOLES DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1971
Coin value - $3-4
coin Peru 10 soles 1984
10 soles 1984
brass
commemorative coin
150 Years of Admiral Grau
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1984
/ 10 SOLES DE ORO
GRAN ADMIRANTE MIGUEL GRAU 1934-1984
Coin value - ~$1
coin Peru 5 soles 1969
5 soles 1969
copper-nickel
circulation coinage
5 CINCO SOLES DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1969
Coin value - $2-3
coin Peru 5 soles 1972
5 soles 1972
copper-nickel
circulation coinage
TUPAK AMARU / 5 CINCO SOLES DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1972
Coin value - $3-4
coin Peru 5 soles 1976
5 soles 1976
copper-nickel
circulation coinage
TUPAK AMARU / 5 CINCO SOLES DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1976
Coin value - $2-3
coin Peru 5 soles 1981
5 soles 1981
brass
circulation coinage
5 SOLES DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1981
Coin value - <$1
coin Peru 5 soles 1971
5 soles 1971
copper-nickel
commemorative coin
150th Anniversary of Independence
SESQUICENTENARIO DE LA INDEPEDENCIA DEL PERU 1821-1971 / TUPAK AMARU / 5 CINCO SOLES DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1971
Coin value - $3-4
coin Peru 1 sol 1934
1 sol 1934
silver
circulation coinage
FIRME Y FELIZ POR LA UNION / UN SOL
REPUBLICA PERUANA LIMA 5 DECIMOS FONO 1934
Coin value - $25-30
coin Peru 1 sol 1948
1 sol 1948
brass
circulation coinage
EL BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1948 / PAGARA AL PORTADOR / UN SOL DE ORO
Coin value - $2-3
coin Peru 1 sol 1974
1 sol 1974
brass
circulation coinage
UN SOL DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1974
Coin value - ~$1
coin Peru 1 sol 1975
1 sol 1975
brass
circulation coinage
UN SOL DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1975
Coin value - <$1
coin Peru 1 sol 1981
1 sol 1981
brass
circulation coinage
UN SOL DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1981
Coin value - <$1
coin Peru 1 sol 1965
1 sol 1965
brass
commemorative coin
400th Anniversary of Lima mint
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU / UN SOL DE ORO
CVATRICENTENARIO DE FVNDACION DE CASA DE MONEDA / LIMA 1565-1965
Coin value - $2-3
coin Peru 1/2 sol 1923
1/2 sol 1923
silver
circulation coinage
FIRME Y FELIZ POR LA UNION / 1/2 SOL
REPUBLICA PERUANA LIMA 1923
Coin value - $20-25
coin Peru 1/2 sol 1935
1/2 sol 1935
brass
circulation coinage
five palm leaves point to llama on shield
EL BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1935 / PAGARA AL PORTADOR / 1/2 SOL DE ORO
Coin value - $2-4
 
coin Peru 1/2 sol 1954
1/2 sol 1954
brass
circulation coinage
three palm leaves point to llama on shield
EL BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1954 / PAGARA AL PORTADOR / 1/2 SOL DE ORO
Coin value - ~$1
coin Peru 1/2 sol 1967
1/2 sol 1967
brass
circulation coinage
arms larger
1/2 SOL DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1967
Coin value - ~$1
 
coin Peru 1/2 sol 1974
1/2 sol 1974
brass
circulation coinage
arms smaller
1/2 SOL DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1974
Coin value - ~$1
coin Peru 1/2 sol 1976
1/2 sol 1976
brass
circulation coinage
1/2 SOL DE ORO
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1976
Coin value - <$1
 
coin Peru 1/2 sol 1965
1/2 sol 1965
brass
commemorative coin
400th Anniversary of Lima mint
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU / 1/2 SOL DE ORO
CVATRICENTENARIO DE FVNDACION DE CASA DE MONEDA / LIMA 1565-1965
Coin value - $1-2
coin Peru 25 centavos 1967
25 centavos 1967
brass
circulation coinage
edge reeged
25 CENTAVOS
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1967
Coin value - $1-2
coin Peru 25 centavos 1972
25 centavos 1972
brass
circulation coinage
edge plane
25 CENTAVOS
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1972
Coin value - $2-5
coin Peru 25 centavos 1965
25 centavos 1965
brass
commemorative coin
400th Anniversary of Lima mint
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU / 25 CENTAVOS
CVATRICENTENARIO DE FVNDACION DE CASA DE MONEDA / LIMA 1565-1965
Coin value - $4-5
coin Peru 1/5 sol 1913
1/5 sol 1913
silver
FIRME Y FELIZ POR LA UNION / 50 DE SOL
REPUB PERUANA LIMA 9 D FINO E G 1913
Coin value - $8-12
coin Peru 20 centavos 1921
20 centavos 1921
copper-nickel
the last word in the date is larger
20 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA / UN MIL NOVICIENTOS VEINTIUNO
Coin value - $4-6
coin Peru 20 centavos 1941
20 centavos 1941
copper-nickel
all words in the date the same size
20 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA / UN MIL NOVICIENTOS CUARENTIUNO
Coin value - $4-6
coin Peru 20 centavos 1948
20 centavos 1948
brass
6.83 g., 24 mm.
20 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1948
Coin value - $1-2
coin Peru 20 centavos 1954
20 centavos 1954
brass
20 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA / 1954 /
LIBERTADOR MARISCAL CASTILLA
Coin value - $6-10
coin Peru 20 centavos 1965
20 centavos 1965
brass
3.80 g., 23 mm.
20 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1965
Coin value - $1-2
coin Peru 20 centavos 1975
20 centavos 1975
brass
20 CENTAVOS
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1975
Coin value - $4-6
coin Peru 10 centavos 1927
10 centavos 1926
copper-nickel
circulation coinage
the last word in the date is larger
10 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA / UN MIL NOVICIENTOS VEINTISEIS
Coin value - $2-3
coin Peru 10 centavos 1940
10 centavos 1940
copper-nickel
circulation coinage
all words in the date the same size
10 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA / UN MIL NOVICIENTOS CUARENTA
Coin value - $2-3
coin Peru 10 centavos 1948
10 centavos 1948
brass
circulation coinage
3.89 g., 20 mm.
10 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1948
Coin value - $1-2
coin Peru 10 centavos 1954
10 centavos 1954
brass
circulation coinage
10 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA / 1954 /
LIBERTADOR MARISCAL CASTILLA
Coin value - $4-6
coin Peru 10 centavos 1963
10 centavos 1963
brass
circulation coinage
2.70 g., 20 mm.
10 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1963
Coin value - $1-2
coin Peru 10 centavos 1970
10 centavos 1970
brass
circulation coinage
10 CENTAVOS
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA
DEL PERU 1972
Coin value - ~$1
coin Peru 10 centavos 1975
10 centavos 1975
brass
circulation coinage
10 CENTAVOS
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1975
Coin value - $1-2
coin Peru 10 centavos 1965
10 centavos 1965
brass
commemorative coin
400th Anniversary of Lima mint
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU / 10 CENTAVOS
CVATRICENTENARIO DE FVNDACION DE CASA DE MONEDA / LIMA 1565-1965
Coin value - $1-2
coin Peru 1/2 dinero 1908
1/2 dinero 1908
silver
FIRME Y FELIZ POR LA UNION / 1/2 DIN
REPUB PERUANA LIMA 9 D FINO Y J 1908
Coin value - $7-10
coin Peru 5 centavos 1926
5 centavos 1926
copper-nickel
circulation coinage
5 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA / UN MIL NOVICIENTOS VEINTISEIS
Coin value - $4-6
coin Peru 5 centavos 1940
5 centavos 1940
copper-nickel
circulation coinage
increased interval between
the words of the date
5 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA / UN MIL NOVICIENTOS CUARENTA
Coin value - $4-6
coin Peru 5 centavos 1948
5 centavos 1948
brass
circulation coinage
thick planchet
5 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1948
Coin value - $2-4
coin Peru 5 centavos 1959
5 centavos 1959
brass
circulation coinage
thin planchet
5 CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1948
Coin value - $2-4
coin Peru 5 centavos 1967
5 centavos 1967
brass
circulation coinage
1.44 g.
5 CENTAVOS
BANCO CENTRAL
DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1967
Coin value - ~$1
coin Peru 5 centavos 1971
5 centavos 1971
brass
circulation coinage
1.5 g.
5 CENTAVOS
BANCO CENTRAL
DE RESERVA DEL PERU 1971
Coin value - ~$1
coin Peru 5 centavos 1965
5 centavos 1965
brass
commemorative coin
400th Anniversary of Lima mint
BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA DEL PERU / 5 CENTAVOS
CVATRICENTENARIO DE FVNDACION DE CASA DE MONEDA / LIMA 1565-1965
Coin value - $1-2
coin Peru 2 centavos 1919
2 centavos 1919
bronze
DOS CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1919
Coin value - $7-9
coin Peru 2 centavos 1933
2 centavos 1933
bronze
thick planchet
DOS CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1933
Coin value - $5-8
coin Peru 2 centavos 1942
2 centavos 1942
bronze
thin planchet
DOS CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1942
Coin value - $4-5  
   coin Peru 2 centavos 1956
2 centavos 1956
zinc
DOS CENTAVOS
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1956
Coin value - $5-10
 
coin Peru 1 centavo 1901
1 centavo 1901
bronze
thickness 2 mm.
UN CENTAVO
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1901
Coin value - $10-15
coin Peru 1 centavo 1920
1 centavo 1920
bronze
thickness 2 mm.
UN CENTAVO
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1920
Coin value - $10-15
coin Peru 1 centavo 1941
1 centavo 1941
bronze
thickness 1 mm.
UN CENTAVO
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1941
Coin value - $5-8
coin Peru 1 centavo 1948
1 centavo 1948
bronze
thickness 1 mm.
UN CENTAVO
REPUBLICA PERUANA 19481
Coin value - $5-8
coin Peru 1 centavo 1951
1 centavo 1951
zinc
UN CENTAVO
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1951
Coin value - $2-3

 

 

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