1897 Cuban Silver 1 Peso Souvenir Type I, No Pat
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1897 Cuban Silver 1 Peso Souvenir Type I, No Pat

Code: souvenier-peso-type-I

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This is the Type I coin, and the variety without the PAT initials, the rarest of all varities known of the 1987 Souvenir Peso.

Issued in 1897
This silver (.900) coin was issued in the United States to collect funds for the war agaisnt Spain. It shows Leonor Molina's profile on one side and the Cuban Coat of Arms on the other. After the Republic was founded this coin was accepted as currency in recognition of the faith and economic sacrifice of those that bought it.