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This one year type is common in all grades. Nicaragua, never prosperous, suffered severely in the earthquake of 1972 and the subsequent incompetent and corrupt response by the Somoza regime. In 1979, the Somozas were overthrown by the [[Nicaragua 1980 50 centavos|Sandinistas]], an event which led to the notorious Iran-Contra affair. This coin, issued by the Sandinistas, was accompanied by [[Nicaragua 1987 25 centavos|ten]], [[Nicaragua 1987 25 centavos|twenty-five]], [[Nicaragua 1987 50 centavos|50 centavos]], [[Nicaragua 1987 cordoba|one]] and [[Nicaragua 1987 5 cordobas|five cordobas]].
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This one year type is common in all grades. Nicaragua, never prosperous, suffered severely in the earthquake of 1972 and the subsequent incompetent and corrupt response by the Somoza regime. In 1979, the Somozas were overthrown by the [[Nicaragua 1980 50 centavos|Sandinistas]], an event which led to the notorious Iran-Contra affair. This coin, issued by the Sandinistas, was accompanied by [[Nicaragua 1987 25 centavos|ten]], [[Nicaragua 1987 25 centavos|twenty-five]], [[Nicaragua 1987 50 centavos|50 centavos]], [[Nicaragua 1987 cordoba|one]] and [[Nicaragua 1987 5 cordobas|five cordobas]].
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 38,000,000.
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 38,000,000.
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* Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
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* Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.  
  
 
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Revision as of 23:10, 1 August 2018

from the Mountain Groan Collection
Nicaragua 1987 5 centavos rev DSLR.jpg

This one year type is common in all grades. Nicaragua, never prosperous, suffered severely in the earthquake of 1972 and the subsequent incompetent and corrupt response by the Somoza regime. In 1979, the Somozas were overthrown by the Sandinistas, an event which led to the notorious Iran-Contra affair. This coin, issued by the Sandinistas, was accompanied by ten, twenty-five, 50 centavos, one and five cordobas.

Recorded mintage: 38,000,000.

Specification: 0.75 g, aluminum, 15 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 55.

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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