Wednesday, February 10, 2010


Peru 5000 Intis 1988 UNC
Front: Miguel Grau
Back: Fisherman

Miguel María Grau Seminario 27 July 1834 - 8 October 1879) was a renowned Peruvian naval officer and hero of the Naval Battle of Angamos during the War of the Pacific (1879-1884). He was known as the el Caballero de los Mares (Spanish for "Knight of the Seas") for his chivalry and is esteemed by both Peruvians and Chileans. He is an iconic figure for the Peruvian Navy, and one of the most famous military leaders of the Americas.
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