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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:160.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 300.00 USD
Lima, Peru, large silver medal, 1870, Transandine Railroad (Arequipa to Puno).
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Lima, Peru, large silver medal, 1870, Transandine Railroad (Arequipa to Puno). 51 mm; 72.51 grams. 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. AU with some rim-bruises, dark rainbow toning over subdued luster.