Nicaragua - American Bank Note Co.
2 Cordobas 1941-45 Issue P92b

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Note Description: Nicaragua, Banco Nacional
2 Córdobas 1945
Grade: XF 45
Country: NIC
Note Number: NIC92b
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- Printer: ABNC
Certification #: 8055425-011  
Owner: Love Collection
Sets Competing: Nicaragua - The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes  Score: 167
Nicaragua - American Bank Note Co.  Score: 167
Date Added: 8/15/2019
Research: See PMG's Census Report for this Note

Owner's Description

The 2 Cordobas banknotes were only used and printed 5 times from the first Cordobas issues in 1912, then again in 1939, 1941 this issue in 1945 and they were not used during the 1950s and 1960s issues and was issued for the last time in 1972.

There was a total of 2.5 million 2 Cordobas banknotes printed for the 1945 Series that were released through several decrees, there is also two different serial number (6 & 7 digit) varieties. Initially there was only 200,000 authorised to be placed into circulation through executive decree #3 on the 10th of December 1946. The design was a continuation from the previous 1941 issue (P92a). Featuring a sugar refinery on the obverse in a light green colour and the national coat of arms in a red colour on the reverse. The refinery is more than likely Ingenio San Antonio located in Chichigalpa, it has been owned and operated by the Pellas family for over a century and it is where the famous Nicaraguan rum Flor de Caña is distilled and produced.

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