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Nicaragua - P-86a - Nicaraguan Cordoba - Foreign Paper Money

Inv# FM2706   Foreign Paper Money
Nicaragua - P-86a - Nicaraguan Cordoba - Foreign Paper Money
Country: Nicaragua
Years: (1937)

25 Centavos, P-86a. Smaller size note measures 4 7/16" x 2 7/16".

The córdoba is the currency of Nicaragua. It is divided into 100 centavos.

The first córdoba was introduced on March 20, 1912. It replaced the peso moneda corriente at a rate of 12½ pesos m/c = 1 córdoba and the peso fuerte at par. It was initially nearly equal to the US dollar. It was named after the Conquistador Francisco Hernández de Córdoba.

On February 15, 1988, the 2nd córdoba was introduced. It was equal to 1,000 1st córdobas. On April 30, 1991, the third córdoba, also called the córdoba oro, was introduced, worth 5,000,000 2nd córdobas.

Condition: A.U.
Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.