El Salvador 1974 5 centavos

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This 5 centavos was minted for El Salvador 1939-1974. This date is a product of the Sherrit mint in Canada. 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: 10,002,000 plus 2,000 proofs.

Specification: 5 g, copper-nickel, 23 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 134.

Source:

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

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