Nicaragua 1940 centavo
This specimen is from a type struck 1912-30, 1934-40 for Nicaragua, and is among the common late dates. 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: 2,000,000.
Specification: 4 g, bronze, 20 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 11.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.