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1 Quetzal

Features

Country Guatemala
Type Common coin
Year 1925
Value 1 Quetzal (1 GTQ)
Metal Silver (.720)
Weight 33.3333 g
Diameter 38 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 06-01-1997
References KM# 242
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Coat of arms with legend at top and date at bottom.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE GUATEMALA
1925

Translation:
Guatemala Republic
1925

Reverse

Quetzal perched in column. With legend at top, number at left and unit at bottom.

Lettering:
-LEY DE 26 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 1924-
1
QUETZAL

Translation:
Law from 26th-Nov-1924
One Quetzal

Comments

Original mintage 10,000. But in 1927 and 1928 an estimate 7,000 were withdrawn and melted down. And in 1932 an unknown number was melted as well, leaving less than 3,000 in existence nowadays.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1925  2,999 (fr) très rare

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