Nicaragua - American Bank Note Co.
100 Cordobas Decreto 26.4.1962 P112

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Note Description: Nicaragua, Banco Central
100 Córdobas 1962
Grade: VF 30
Country: NIC
Note Number: NIC112
- Printer: ABNC
Certification #: 8066943-008  
Owner: Love Collection
Sets Competing: Nicaragua - The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes  Score: 50
Nicaragua - American Bank Note Co.  Score: 50
Date Added: 11/29/2019
Research: Currently not available

Owner's Description

These new issue 1962 Series A banknotes were produced for the newly incorporated Banco Central de Nicaragua (Nicaraguan Central Bank). The 100 Cordobas banknotes was not included in the original executive decree it was only included in the expanded order through executive decree # 68 on the 4th of April 1963 to include a total of 1 million 100 Cordobas banknotes. From Serial number 000001 through to 1000000.

The obverse of the banknote features Jose Dolores Estrada a Nicaraguan National Hero that was in charge of an army that helped defeat the filibuster army of William Walker in the battle at San Jacinto Hacienda in 1856. He was featured on the 100 Cordobas banknotes from 1962 through to 1984, then the 50 Cordoba banknote from 1988, as well as the 50,000 and 10 million Cordobas notes from 1989/90. And finally on the 2002/06 500 Cordobas banknotes.

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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