Guatemala - Peso 1894 (½ Real stamp) counter-stamp on Peru 1 Sol 1885 - Silver

Description
Guatemala - Peso 1894 (½ Real stamp) counter-stamp on Peru 1 Sol 1885 - Silver
Extremely fine

Peso 1894 (½ Real stamp) counter-stamp on Peru 1 Sol 1884
Metal Silver Weight 25 g Diameter 37 mm
References KM# 224
Grade : some hits on the edge otherwise Extremely Fine - see original pictures
Obverse Stamp: Obverse (coat of arms) of "1/2 Real" from 1894.
Jean Lagrange (countermark)
Reverse
Stamp: Reverse (Justice) from "1/2 Real" from 1894
Note by 1894, foreign coins had become so prevalent that on August 10, the government authorized their counter-stamping at the mint, with official 1/2 Real of 1894, to legitimize their circulation.

Lot details
Year/Period and Variation
Peso 1894 (½ Real stamp) counter-stamp on Peru 1 Sol 1885
Precious metal
Silver
Condition
Extremely fine
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