Sunday, May 31, 2015

Peru 1 Nuevo Sol Machu Picchu 2011

Wealth and Pride of Peru Series - Machu Picchu

    Peru 1 Nuevo Sol Machu Picchu 2011

                             Alloy            Dimensions     Weight     Mintage     Date of issue
Copper-nickel-zinc (Alpaca)     25.5mm         7.32g    10,000,000        2011

It is unquestionably one of the wonders of the world, expressing
constructive talent of the ancient Peruvians in harmony with the stunning
surrounding landscape. The name that was originally due is unknown, but no certainty that its construction dates back to the second half of the fifteenth century when the sovereign ruler was Pachacutec.

Their role could be explained within the framework of a large state project to
expand the agricultural frontier in the region of Vilcabamba. In addition to center
administrative headquarters had to be worship and ceremonies designed to win the benevolence of numen or deity who was presumed freehold
on climate changes such as El Niño, which spoiled the crops and made the specter of famine looming.

The cleanliness of the buildings should be construed as
way to honor the God of Water, materialized in the apus or assemble
as sacred as the Earth Goddess Pachamama, donors livelihood of the ancient Peruvians

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