Nicaragua Complete Set # 2
20 Cordobas Decreto 25.5.1968 P118

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Set Details

Note Description: Nicaragua, Banco Central
20 Córdobas 1968 - Printer: TDLR
Grade: 66 EPQ
Country: NIC
Note Number: NIC118a
- 3 Signatures
Certification #: 8066943-012  
Owner: Love Collection
Sets Competing: Nicaragua Complete Set # 2  Score: 230
Nicaragua- Thomas de la Rue Set  Score: 230
Date Added: 11/29/2019
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 4.2 million 20 Cordobas notes produced for this emission with serial numbers 0000001 - 4200000.

There is a variant of this banknote the P 118b that exist without the right hand signature that can be seen in the first set as a specimen example.

The obverse of the banknote features Tomas Martinez he was promoted to become president of Nicaragua after the filibuster William Walker was run out of the country in 1857 until 1867.

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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