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Lima, Peru, large silver medal, 1870, Transandine Railroad (Arequipa to Puno).

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Medals & Tokens Start Price:120.00 USD Estimated At:150.00 - 225.00 USD
Lima, Peru, large silver medal, 1870, Transandine Railroad (Arequipa to Puno).
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140.00USDto Oreilly+ (27.30) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 May 19 @ 20:16UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Lima, Peru, large silver medal, 1870, Transandine Railroad (Arequipa to Puno). 72.15 grams, 51mm. Obverse shows a steam locomotive proceeding through the mountains and reverse shows a long inscription (listing the chief engineer, plus President Balta and various government ministers), commemorating the opening of the Transandine Railroad on January 29, 1870. XF+ with luster, no toning.