Nicaragua - The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes
50 Cordobas Decreto 25.5.1968 P119

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Set Details

Note Description: Nicaragua, Banco Central
50 Córdobas 1968 - Printer: TDLR
Grade: 67 EPQ
Country: NIC
Note Number: NIC119a
Signatures/
Vignettes:
- 3 Signatures
Certification #: 8064378-076  
Owner: Love Collection
Sets Competing: Nicaragua - The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes  Score: 398
Nicaragua- Thomas de la Rue Set  Score: 398
Date Added: 9/16/2019
Research: See PMG's Census Report for this Note

Owner's Description

The Series B notes of 1968 would continue the design from the previous emission Series A notes from 1962. They were authorised under Executive Decree # 35-AL on the 25th of May 1968 with a total of 78.8 million notes with a face value of C$512 million Cordobas printed by Thomas de La Rue & co.

There was a total of 2.1 million 50 Cordobas notes produced for this emission with serial numbers 0000001 - 2100000.


The obverse of the notes feature the effigy of Maximo Jerez a Nicaraguan politician and military leader from the mid 19th century. He is featured on many 50 Cordoba banknotes through to 1978.

The rear of the note shows Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba, the Nicaraguan currency's namesake. He was a Spanish explorer and the founder of the cities of Leon and Granada in Nicaragua.

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