>I was birn in Uruguay to U.S parents in 1966...so i would like to have a coin
>that was minted in that year.
>Any such piece available?
I'm afraid you're out of luck here. I can find no mention of Uruguayan
coins dated 1966, and those dated 1965 were either aluminum or aluminum-brass.
The inflation that wracked nearly all of South America in the 60s and 70s and
the general world movement away from precious-metal coinage of that time would
tend to make *any* 1966-dated gold coin unlikely.
However, the Uruguayan 5-peso of 1930 (KM #27) might be reasonably
available, it is roughly the same size as a US nickel, and contains almost
exactly 1/4 troy ounce of gold. It's also just about the only gold coin
Uruguay ever issued for general circulation (even their bullion "Gauchos" were
Just my bronze 2c piece