5 Centavos (1879 - 1880)

obverse of 5 Centavos (1879 - 1880) coin with KM# 197 from Peru. Inscription: REPUBLICA PERUANA 1979 CINCO CENTAVOS
reverse of 5 Centavos (1879 - 1880) coin with KM# 197 from Peru. Inscription: MONEDA PROVISIONAL 5 CENTAVOS
Peru Republic flag
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Features

Denomination 5 Centavos
Catalog Number KM# 197
Weight (g) 2.48
Diameter (mm) 16.8
Thickness (mm) 1.5
Shape: Round
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Not Magnetic
Orientation Coin orientation ↑↓
Demonetized

Obverse

Lettering:
REPUBLICA PERUANA 1979
CINCO CENTAVOS


Description:
Inscription around radiant sun face.

Reverse

Lettering:
MONEDA PROVISIONAL
5
CENTAVOS


Description:
Denomination within circle.

Edge

Description:
Milled
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
1879 12,000,000 Common
1880 2,000,000 Common
1880 Proof Not Common

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