1935, Peru (Republic). Copper 20 Centavos Coin. Proof-LIke w. Red Mint Luster!
Mint Year: 1934 Condition: A proof-like strike with rich red mint luster!Denomination: Medallic 20 Centavos - Donative token for the Monument of Miguel Grau Seminario, the most renowned Peruvian naval officer and hero of the Naval Battle of Angamos during the War of the Pacific (1879–1884).Diameter: 19mm Material: Bronze Weight: 2.97gm
Miguel María Grau Seminario() (27 July 1834 – 8 October 1879) is the most renowned Peruvian naval officer and hero of the Naval Battle of Angamos during the War of the Pacific (1879–1884). He was known as el Caballero de los Mares (Spanish for "Gentleman of the Seas") for his kind and chivalrous treatment of defeated enemies and is esteemed by both Peruvians and Chileans. He is an iconic figure for the Peruvian Navy, and one of the most famous merchant marine and naval military leaders of the Americas.
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