Peru medal

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Ripley, Aug 4, 2012.

  1. Ripley

    Ripley Senior Member

    This medal from Peru came into my possesion a few years ago. It was issued in 1924 to commemorate the battle of Ayacucro. I have seen this medal in gold, but never in silver. Anyone have info on this one ??? :confused:

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  3. Numismat

    Numismat World coin enthusiast Supporter

  4. Ripley

    Ripley Senior Member

  5. jello

    jello (Not Expert)€ Supporter

    The metal you have I think has something to do with Peru war with Spain to become there own nation.that is what learn about a few Commemorative.I spent2 years in Peru when I was in the US Army+ station at the USA UN there. that is what 2 coin shop owner told me too.
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  6. doug444

    doug444 STAMPS and POSTCARDS too!

    For future reference (or Googling), it's A Y A C U C H O. I looked in the August 31, 1971 auction catalog of Almanzar's huge sale of Latin American rarities, tokens, and medals, and did not find this item offered, gold or silver.
     
  7. Ripley

    Ripley Senior Member

    ​Thank you, one and all for your help. Its a difficult little piece.
     
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