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Nicaragua 1/2, 1, and 5 Centavos  1912 to 1943
Nicaragua 1/2, 1, and 5 Centavos 1912 to 1943

These low-denomination coins from Nicaragua do not command much value unless in well preserved or fully uncirculated condition. There is a 'break point' in the values at 1936; coins before are worth more, coins after are worth less. Here are some typical catalog values. Be sure to apply the concepts on our Terminology page to convert these catalog values to actual buy and sell values.

1/2 (MEDIO) CENTAVO BEFORE 1936
worn: $1 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $4
well preserved: $25
fully uncirculated: $90

1/2 (MEDIO) CENTAVO AFTER 1935
worn: less than $1 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $4
fully uncirculated: $25

1 CENTAVO BEFORE 1936
worn: $2 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $4
well preserved: $25
fully uncirculated: $90

1 CENTAVO AFTER 1935
worn: less than $1 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $8
fully uncirculated: $15

5 CENTAVOS BEFORE 1936
worn: $4 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $10
well preserved: $40
fully uncirculated: $100

5 CENTAVOS AFTER 1935
worn: $2 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $8
fully uncirculated: $25

Coin: 13030 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Steve, Fri, 09-Nov-2012 02:07:49 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 30-Jul-2013 02:01:23 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Sun, 26-Oct-2014 18:24:00 GMT
Requester description: 1935 Front reads 'Republica de Nicaragua' with a triangle in the middle containing mountains and a cloud with rays emanating. The back reads 'Un Centavo De Cordoba' and is surrounded by flower stalks/vines tied together at the base with ribbon. The coin edge is smooth and the coin appears to be copper.
Tags: nicaragua 1 2 5 centavos centavo centanos centaos republica republic triangle mountains mountain cloud rays ray emanating emanate un cordoba flower stalks branch vines vine tied tie base ribbon copper repub repbulique republik republ republican republicas republicia reipvblicae republiove republiek repvbliqve republique repvbblica republika rebublique repvblica republicans repvblique triangular triangles volcanos volcanoes hill moutains volcano eruption hills beams radiating radiates beam radiate radiant vna uno una vn florets blossom fler fleurs lises petals leis lisse flowerettes flur stems trefoils floral lily petels orchid lis posy bouquet flowers flour orcid bud lilly fleur lei petal bloomed trefoil floret floer stem flowery lilys fluer fleures pedals twigs spray sprig limb stick twig sprays sprigs branching stalk branches branched sticks vined coppers bronze coppery brass bronzes cupro cap hat wreath helmeted hood caps headband hooded helmet bonnet helmit helmets headdress wreathed rief reif reef wreathe wreat garland wreth wreah wreaths

  

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