Nicaragua - The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes
50 Cordobas 1992-96 Issue P183

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Note Description: Nicaragua, Banco Central
50 Córdobas 1995
Grade: 66 EPQ
Country: NIC
Note Number: NIC183
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Vignettes:
- Printer: F-CO
Certification #: 8066952-002  
Owner: Love Collection
Sets Competing: Nicaragua - The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes  Score: 76
Date Added: 11/29/2019
Research: See PMG's Census Report for this Note

Owner's Description

These newly designed 50 Cordobas notes for Series B for 1995 carried forward a similar images from the previous 1990 notes however they are trying to bring the series design more inline with that of the 1, 10 & 100 Cordobas notes.

There was 6 million notes produced for this emission as listed in the decree from the Flores book.

Just like almost all the previous 50 Cordoba banknotes dating back to 1929 and continued through to the current releases purple is the dominant colour. The only note that wasn't purple was the 1985 (1988) issue which was featured red tones. Pedro Joaquin Chamorro's portrait is featured on the obverse of the banknote. Chamorro is featured on the 50 Cordobas banknote from 1990 through to 2006.

Pedro Joaquin Chamorro was the editor of La Prensa (The Press) Newspaper in Nicaragua he was an outspoken critic of the Somoza dictatorship and was gunned down by unknown gunmen in his car in January 1978. Following his assassination there was riots and strikes throughout the capital of Managua and around the country. His widow Violeta Barrios de Chamorro later became president of Nicaragua in 1990.

The reverse shows the national coat of arms.

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