Nicaragua 1927 10 centavos
This specimen is from a type struck 1912-14 and 1927-36 for Nicaragua, and is a slightly better date. The late twenties marked a period of anarchy of Nicaragua, ending in the early thirties when the U.S. connived at the takeover of power by Somoza. The superseding type (KM 17.1) was copper-nickel.
Recorded mintage: 500,000.
Specification: 2.5 g, .800 fine silver, .064 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 13.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.