Guatemala 1928 1/4 quetzal
This type was struck for Guatemala at the Royal Mint in London 1926-29. A similar type (KM 243.2), with a slightly different quetzal, was issued 1946-49. In 1950, the denomination was redesigned to feature the bust of a Mayan woman, which design is still in use, tho no longer issued in silver. This type is somewhat scarce in nice condition and runs some money in uncirculated.
Recorded mintage: 8.33 g, .720 fine silver, .193 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.
Specification: KM 243.1.
Catalog reference: 400,000.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Robinson, Charles, The Coins of Central America, 1733-1965, San Benito, TX: 1965.