2 Escudos, Peru, 1853

Description (Brief):

One (1) 2 escudo coin

Description (Brief)

Peru, 1853

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Obverse Image: Standing figure holding a shield and liberty cap facing right

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: FIRME Y FELIZ POR LA UNION

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Reverse Image: Arms with a horse in the center

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: REPUB PERUANA M 1853

Date Made: 1853Associated Date: 1853

Mint: Lima

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: PeruPeru: Lima, LimaPlace Of Issue: Peru

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection

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Credit Line: Estate of Josiah K. Lilly

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.159.2453Accession Number: 283645Catalog Number: 68.159.2453

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall metal)0 (overall die axis)0 (overall die axis measurement)struck (overall production method)Measurements: overall: .1 cm x 2.2 cm; 1/32 in x 7/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-dc30-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1145035

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