Nicaragua 1940 centavo

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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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.

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