Guyana 1987 25 cents
Guyana began its numismatic life as the Dutch-held colony of Essequibo & Demerary, which later became British Guiana. Independence was gained in 1966. Guyana gravitates toward relations with English-speaking Caribbean island nations such as Trinidad and Tobago rather than with other South American nations. This type is listed for 1967-92.
Recorded mintage: 3,000,000.
Specification: 4.29 g, copper-nickel, 20.42 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 34.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.