New coin at Peru

lunes, 29 de marzo de 2010

The Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCR) has designed a limited edition coin a 1 Nuevo Sol (New sun).
This new coin has the design of a Golden Tumi front and back. Part of the coin series "Wealth and Pride of Peru", which seeks to highlight the cultural heritage of the Nation.
Be struck only once 10 million of these coins that will replace the current one which will continue to mint, so it will be collectible.
The President of Council of Ministers, Javier Velásquez Quesquén attending today March 29th at the presentation ceremony of the new currency, which will be held at 10.30 am at the headquarters of the BCV and will also have the presence of President of BCR, Julio Velarde, and the owner of the Numismatic Society of Peru, Pedro de la Puente.
The new currency will circulate simultaneously Tumi de Oro with the current of 1 Nuevo Sol.

Weight: 7.32g
Diameter: 25.5mm