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Thumbnail Filmstrip of 1897 1 Peso Cuba Silver Souvenir Coin Type I, PAT.97 Images
This is the Type I coin, with PAT.97 in scripted on the bottom of Leonor's neck and wide date, is the rarest of all varities known of
the 1987 Souvenir Peso.
In extremely fine condition, very little circulation.
Issued in 1897
This silver (.900) Cuban coin was issued in the United States to collect funds for the war against 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 during the War of Independence.
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