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8 Escudos, Peru, 1838

8 Escudos, Peru, 1838

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 8 escudo coin
Peru, 1838
Obverse Image: A shining sun with a face
Obverse Text: CUZCO REPUB SUD PERUANA ANO DE 1838
Reverse Image: A fort with a sailboat in the background
Reverse Text: FIRME POR LA UNION CONFEDERACION MS
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1838
associated date
1838
mint
Lima
place made
Peru: Lima, Lima
Peru
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 3.6 cm; 3/32 in x 1 13/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.1518
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.1518
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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