COINS OF THE KINGDOM
RARE ODD DENOMINATION
ARAUCANIA-PATAGONIA COINS AND PATTERNS
These 2014 dated Araucania-Patagonia 87 Pesos coins were
issued to commemorate the 87 years of the life of the Prince Felipe,
who died in 2014. The reverse bears the
inscription in Spanish "To
the memory of Prince Felipe / 1921 * 2014
Unfortunately due to an engraving error, the birth date was
wrong on the initial batch of coins The correct date is 1927
rather than 1921.
Only 25 nickel-silver versions of the coin were struck, along with 15
of the copper Patterns and 15 of the gold plated Patterns with the
error date. The minting was then stopped and a new reverse
ordered.. The corrected version has the dates "1927 *** 2014"
was struck in nickel-silver, copper and gold-plated. Only 87
of each of the correct versions of the coins were struck. The coins all
utilize the same obverse, depicting Prince Felipe.
utilize the obverse of Maision de Frappe Fleure de Coin, a private mint
in Quebec. They are all extraordinarily rare pieces
that had very limited distribution.
AP-87ERR ARAUCANIA-PATAGONIA 87 PESOS 2014
ERROR DATE COIN, MATTE UNC.
AP-PAT87-COP ARAUCANIA-PATAGONIA 87 PESOS
2014 COPPER ERROR DATE PATTERN,
AP-87NS ARAUCANIA-PATAGONIA 87 PESOS
2014 CORRECT DATE, NICKEL-SILVER PROOF
AP-87COP ARAUCANIA-PATAGONIA 87 PESOS
2014 CORRECT DATE, COPPER PROOF
AP-87GLD ARAUCANIA-PATAGONIA 87 PESOS
2014 CORRECT DATE, GOLD-PLATED PROOF
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