Tumi of Gold
CENTRAL BANK OF RESERVE OF PERU
A NEW SUN – NUMISMATIC SERIES “RIQUEZA Y ORGULLO DEL PERÚ”
CURRENCY OF A NEW ALUMINUM SUN AL GOLDEN TUMI:
The Central Reserve Bank of Peru puts into circulation the currency of a new sun alluding to the “Tumi de oro”, corresponding to the first issue of the numismatic series called “Wealth and Pride of Peru”.
This series seeks to spread in society, through a means of payment for mass use, the diverse and rich cultural heritage of our country.
The new currencies are legal tender, they do not replace the current ones of S /. 1.00 and both will circulate simultaneously; Therefore, they can be used during the transaction. 10 million units of this new currency will be minted.
Denomination: S /. 1.00 Alloy: Alpaca Weight: 7.32 g Diameter: 25.5 mm Singing: fluted Year of harvest: 2010 Date of issue: March 24, 2010
The coins have the Golden Tumi in the center, instrument of short, semilunar and sculptural hilt with the figure of the mythological icon ÑAYLAMP of Lambayeque Culture. On the left side of Tumi, the mark of the National House of the Currency in a design of vertical geometric lines. The right side of the Tumi, the denomination in numbers, the name of the monetary unit in some wavy lines, under the phrase TUMI DE ORO, S. VIII-XIII AD All this surrounded by a polygon with eight sides that forms the fillet of the coin.
The coins carry in the center the Coat of Arms of Peru, in the exergue the legend “Central Reserve Bank of Peru”, the year of minting and an inscribed polygon of eight sides that forms the fillet of the coin.
On the obverse we can see in the center the Shield of Peru, in the exergue the legend “Central Reserve Bank of Peru”, the year of coinage and a registered polygon of eight sides that forms the fillet of the coin.
In the back, the Tumi de Oro, a half-moon instrument with short leaves, can be seen in the center and the sculptural hilt with the figure of the mythological icon ÑAYLAMP of the Lambayeque Culture. On the right side of the coin, the mark of the National Mint in a geometric design of vertical lines. On the left, the denomination in numbers, the name of the monetary unit in some wavy lines, below the phrase GOLDEN TUMI, S. VIII-XIII AD All this surrounded by a polygon with eight sides that form the steak of the coin.
The coins are legal tender and will circulate simultaneously with the current currencies of S /. 1.00.
Lima, March 2010