El Salvador 1968 1 centavo

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This centavo was minted for El Salvador 1942-72. The issues dated 1947, 1951 and 1952 were produced at the San Francisco Mint. On the obverse of the coin is the image of Francisco Morazán, who defeated Guatemalan attempts to conquer Central America, thereby establishing Salvadoran independence.

Recorded mintage: 5,000,000.

Specification: bronze, 2.5 g, 15 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 135.1.


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

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