Guatemala 1998 25 centavos
The specimen shown is from a type struck for Guatemala since 1971. It superseded earlier silver issues of 1950-64 and previous copper-nickel types issued 1965-70. Numerous subtypes exist, probably created when the government changed minting contractors.
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Specification: copper-nickel, 27 mm diameter, edged lettered REPUBLICA DE GUATEMALA CA.
Catalog reference: KM 278.6.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.