Nicaragua 1936 10 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen is from a type struck 1912-14 and 1928-36 for Nicaragua, and is the most common date. The late twenties marked a period of anarchy of Nicaragua, ending in the early thirties when the U.S. connived at the takeover of power by Somoza. The superseding type (KM 17.1) was copper-nickel.

Recorded mintage: 250,000.

Specification: 2.5 g, .800 fine silver, .064 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 13.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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