This silver peso was issued by Uruguay to honor the Sesquicentennial of the 1811 revolution against Spain. Shown is a gaucho, the national symbol of Uruguay. Gauchos were nomadic and colorful horsemen and cowhands who flourished in South America from the mid-18th to the mid-19th century. This commemorative 10 peso coin features 90% silver content. About Uncirculated to Uncirculated quality.