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Gold Coins of Peru - 1/2 Libra

The Peruvian half libra comes under the category of trade coinage.


Shield within springs with radiant sun above.


Head with headband facing right.

Brief Peruvian History

We give a brief history of Peru on our Peruvian Gold Coins page.


Technical specifications of the most frequently encountered Peruvian gold coins.
Half Libra193.9940.91660.1177


Denomination = Face Value
Diameter = Approximate Diameter in millimetres.
Weight = Weight in grams.
Alloy = Fineness of gold.
AGW = Actual fine gold weight in troy ounces.

Prices & Availability

Please telephone prior to ordering for current prices and availability.
DateDenominationGradeMintageAvailabilityPrice £Price $
1904Half LibraAbout Uncirculated8,360Sold£45$70
1907Half LibraAbout Uncirculated8,360Sold£45$70
1908Half LibraAbout Uncirculated8,360Yes£155$260

Postage & Packing

UK Registered Post (Special Delivery) £9 per order
EU Insured Post £10 per order
USA Airmail $10 per order
USA Insured Shipping $20 per order

Peruvian Silver and Base Metal Coins

For silver and base metal coins of Peru, please look at our original Chard Coins website.

Coins Wanted
We make an active market in almost all world coins, gold or otherwise, including Peruvian gold coins. If you have any of these coins to sell, please contact us, or post them to us for appraisal and offer.

Reverse of Gold 1908 Peru Half  Libra

Reverse of Gold 1908 Peru Half Libra

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Obverse of Gold 1908 Peru Half  Libra

Obverse of Gold 1908 Peru Half Libra

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