Chile 1-PESO (KM176.1)
Chile 1-PESO (KM176.1)

Chile 1-PESO (KM176.1) Andean Condor

The Andean Condor is a new-world vulture and are related to storks, but not closely related to old-world vultures (which include hawks and eagles). It is difficult to not call them ugly, but they have a good reason for looking that way. The Andean Condor is huge, with male wingspans up to 3 m (10 feet). They can fly up to 5.5 km (3.5 miles) high. Wow. The Andean Condor is a national symbol of Chile.

This version of the peso was issued one year only, in 1933.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 29 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • CAT#: KM176.1

Obverse Legend

REPUBLICA DE CHILE

Reverse Legend

1 UN PESO 1933

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