Guatemala 1955 10 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Guatemala 1955 10 centavos rev DSLR.jpg

The specimen shown is from a type struck for Guatemala 1949-58. Guatemala still issues ten centavo pieces with the "Monolito de Quirigua" (the monolith of Quirigua, a Mayan stele) but the alloy was changed to copper-nickel in 1965, same as the United States.

Recorded mintage: 896,000.

Specification: 3.33 g, .720 fine silver, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 256.1.

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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