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5 Centavos

Features

Country Nicaragua
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1946-1972
Value 5 Centavos de Córdoba (0.05)
Currency First Córdoba (1912-1987)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3 g
Diameter 17 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 02-15-1988
References KM# 24,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 21
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

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

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE NICARAGUA
**1962**

Translation:
Nicaragua Republic
1962

Reverse

Five volcanoes in row, with shinning sun behind. With motto at top and value at bottom.

Lettering:
EN DIOS CONFIAMOS
5 CENTAVOS DE CORDOBA

Translation:
In God we trust
5 Cordoba Cents

Edge

Inscripted or Reeded depending on variant.

Lettering: BNN-BNN-BNN-BNN- or BCN-BCN-BCN-BCN-

Translation: National Bank of Nicaragua or Nicaragua Central Bank (depending on variant).

Comments

KM#24.1 - Edge lettering B.N.N.
KM#24.2 - Edge lettering B.C.N.
KM#24.3 - Reeded edge; coin alignment. Proof & In Sets only.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1946  4,000,000 18% Royal Mint KM#24.1
1946  1.1% Royal Mint KM#24.1 Proof
1950  0.3% Royal Mint KM#24.1
1952  4,000,000 8% Royal Mint KM#24.1
1952  0.6% Royal Mint KM#24.1 Proof
1954  4,000,000 0.47 3.54 24% Royal Mint KM#24.1
1954  2% Royal Mint KM#24.1 Proof
1956  5,000,000 11% Royal Mint KM#24.1
1956  0.6% Royal Mint KM#24.1 Proof
1962  3,000,000 13% Royal Mint KM#24.2
1962  0.8% Royal Mint KM#24.2 Proof
1964  4,000,000 1.14 20% Royal Mint KM#24.2
1965  10,000,000 0.77 0.89 40% Royal Mint KM#24.2
1972  20,000 9% KM#24.3 Proof & In sets.

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