The Central Bank put into circulation from today the third coin Nuevo Sol A coin series "Wealth and Pride of Peru", alluding to the Raimondi Stela.
By a circular issued today in the official gazette El Peruano, the Central Bank states that the currency is Alpaca alloy characteristics, with a weight of 7.32 grams and a diameter of 25.5 mm and chamfered edges.
On the front is a Coat of Arms and back the name and scenes from the Raimondi Stela is carved in one side represent the main deity of the Chavin culture.
This divinity is felinizada anthropomorphic type, standing, facing forward, with open arms, each arm holding a sort of staff. The hands and feet end in claws.
On the left side of Stela mark appears the National House of Money on a geometric design of vertical lines. The right side of the trail is the denomination, the name of the currency on undulating lines and a banner reading "Estela de Raimondi, S. VIII and V BCE. "
The issuance of this third coin is 10 million units and will circulate simultaneously with the current coins of A New Sun.