10 Centavos

10 Centavos -  obverse10 Centavos -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Nicaragua
Period Republic (1821-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1939-1972
Value 10 Centavos de Córdoba (0.10)
Currency First Córdoba (1912-1987)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 4.0 g
Diameter 19.9 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 15 February 1988
Number N# 5139
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 17,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 22
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust Francisco Hernández de Córdoba facing, with legend at top and date at bottom.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REPÚBLICA DE NICARAGUA
* * 1972 * *

Translation: Republic of Nicaragua

Reverse

Five volcanoes in row, radiant sun behind. Motto at top and value at bottom.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
EN DIOS CONFIAMOS
10 CENTAVOS DE CÓRDOBA

Translation:
In God we trust
10 Centavos of a Cordoba

Edge

Inscripted or reeded depending on variant.

Lettering: KM# 17.1 - Edge lettering BNN-BNN-BNN-BNN (for National Bank of Nicaragua) KM# 17.2 - Edge lettering BCN-BCN-BCN-BCN (for Nicaragua Central Bank) KM# 17.3 - Reeded edge

Mint

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)

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1939  2 500 000 $ 1.00 $ 1.18 17% KM#17.1; Royal Mint
1939  1.1% KM#17.1; Royal Mint; Proof
1946  2 000 000 $ 2.12 9% KM#17.1; Royal Mint
1946  0.4% KM#17.1; Royal Mint; Proof
1950  2 000 000 $ 0.44 $ 0.49 $ 1.06 10% KM#17.1; Royal Mint
1950  0.7% KM#17.1; Royal Mint; Proof
1952  1 500 000 $ 1.06 8% KM#17.1; Royal Mint
1952  0.5% KM#17.1; Royal Mint; Proof
1954  3 000 000 $ 0.56 15% KM#17.1; Royal Mint
1954  0.5% KM#17.1; Royal Mint; Proof
1956  5 000 000 $ 0.53 21% KM#17.1; Royal Mint
1956  0.8% KM#17.1; Royal Mint; Proof
1962  4 000 000 $ 0.53 $ 0.72 17% KM#17.2; Royal Mint
1962  1.1% KM#17.2; Royal Mint; Proof
1964  4 000 000 $ 0.78 $ 0.99 18% KM#17.2; Royal Mint
1965  12 000 000 $ 0.85 $ 0.94 39% KM#17.2; Royal Mint
1972  20 000 8% KM#17.3; In Sets only; Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 10 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 10 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
2014 April 10-12 & 15-16 CICF World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3032
Lot #32615
Internet Archive
Apr 10, 2014 1954 – KM#17.1; Royal Mint; Proof
(PCGS PR67)
USD 998.75
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 10 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 10 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 10 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232117
Lot 65549
Internet Archive
Apr 28, 2021 1962 – KM#17.2; Royal Mint; Proof UNC The lot includes several items.

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