Nicaragua 1936 25 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen is from a type struck 1912, 1914, 1928-30 and 1936 for Nicaragua, and is the only date readily available in high grade. The superseding type (KM 18.1) of 1939-56 was copper-nickel. The late twenties marked a period of anarchy for Nicaragua, ending in the early thirties when the U.S. connived at the takeover of power by Somoza.

Recorded mintage: 100,000.

Specification: 6.25 g, .800 fine silver, 24 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 14.

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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