Peru, 10 Soles 1973 (Tupac Amaru)

This halfcrown sized Peruvian coin was issued in 1973, that is more than 40 years ago. On the reverse is a native of Peru with a big hat and very long hair. The reverse has the arms of Peru with a Llama in a shield surrounded by a wreath made of two different types of leaves. It is a beautiful coin and one you don’t often see as the coins of South American countries when seen in this country are usually in well circulated condition. We only have 80 pieces available and when they are gone…
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SKU: FPE4603
£6.50
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