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Mejia, Peru, gold medal, 1868, Mejia to Arequipa railroad, rare.

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Mejia, Peru, gold medal, 1868, Mejia to Arequipa railroad, rare.
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This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 13 @ 10:04UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Mejia, Peru, gold medal, 1868, Mejia to Arequipa railroad, rare. Fonrobert-9245 (but in gold). 37.3 mm; 33.80 grams. Obverse with primitive steam locomotive to right with engineer standing on open platform, a single mountain peak in background, inscription FERRO-CARRIL DE MEJIA A AREQUIPA above, DECRETADO EL 30 DE/ ABRIL DE 1868 in exergue; reverse with PEDRO DIEZ CANSECO above, and VICE PRESIDENTE below inscription. One of only 4-5 known in gold (0.800 fineness). Lustrous AU- with hairlines in fields, minor wear on high points, single rim-ding.