Dinero: coin from Republic of Peru (1863-1917); 1/10 sol


1/2 dinero, 1913: Republic of Peru

1/2 dinero, 1913: Republic of Peru

FIRME Y FELIZ POR LA UNIÓN — "Firm and Happy for the Union": traditional motto for Peruvian currency.

1/2 DINo — 1/2 dinero.

Symbolic image of Liberty sitting with a shield (depicting the sun from the early version of the Peruvian coat of arms) and a stick with a Phrygian cap in her hands /Phrygian cap on a stick in the hands of symbolic Freedom — an ancient symbol of freedom; in the Roman Empire it was worn by former slaves who were released from captivity and granted the status of full citizens of the Empire/.

REPUB: PERUANA - LIMA - 9 D: FINO - F.G.: Republic of Peru - Lima (coin issued in the capital of Peru) - silver of the 900th sample (9 decimos or 9/10) - initials of the responsible for the purity of silver in coins mintmaster: Francisco Gamarra.

Coat of arms of Peru: vicuña animal, henna tree, cornucopia, laurel wreath.

Lima mint, Peru.

  • Silver (0.900): 15 mm - 1.25 g
  • Reference price: 9.1$

COIN DINERO — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. REPUBLIC OF PERU (1863-1917): dinero = 1/10 sol = 10 centavo
  2. MEDIEVAL SPANISH STATES (Kingdom of Aragon, County of Ausona, County of Barcelona, County of Besalu, Kingdom of Castile and Leon, Principality of Catalonia, County of Empuries, County of Girona, Kingdom of Majorca, Kingdom of Navarre, County of Pallars Sobira, Kingdom of Pamplona and Aragon, County of Urgell, Kingdom of Valencia… — 9th-18th centuries): dinero as part of real or as main coin

The coin dinero (as well as the dinar, diner, denar, denaro, denier...) owes the appearance of its name to the main silver coin of Ancient Rome — the denarius.