El Salvador 1972 centavo

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This centavo was minted for El Salvador 1942-72. This date is a product of 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 securing Salvadoran independence.

Recorded mintage: 20,000,000.

Specification: bronze, 2.5 g, 15 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 135.1.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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