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1978-2002 | 2009-2015

 

 

20 Cordobas, 1978

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Front: Rafaela Herrera (1743-178_), defender of Spanish fortress

Back: Signing ceremony of abrogation of Chamorro-Bryan Treaty of 1912 with Somoza at center

 

50 Cordobas, 1985 (1988)

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Front: Jose Dolores Estrada (1787-1869), Nicaraguan general

Back: Popular health campaigns

 

500 Cordobas, 1985 (1988)

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Front: Rubén Dario (1867-1916), Father of Modernism and Prince of Spanish Literature

Back: National literacy campaign

 

5,000,000 Cordobas (1990)

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Front: Cleto Ordóńez (1778-1839), Commandant of Nicaragua

Back: San Francisco Church in Granada

 

San Francisco Church

San Francisco Church

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10,000,000 Cordobas (1990)

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Front: Jose Dolores Estrada (1787-1869), Nicaraguan general

Back: Casa Hacienda San Jacinto in Managua

This hacienda was the site of one of the most important battles of modern history of Nicaragua known as National War of 1854-1856, which highlights the heroism of the army of Nicaragua. During this period was the Battle of San Jacinto on September 14, 1856.

 

Casa Hacienda San Jacinto

Casa Hacienda San Jacinto

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5 Cordobas, (1991)

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Front: Indian Chief Diriangen (1500s) and Sorghum plants

Back: Rafaela Herrera (1743-178_), defender of Spanish fortress

 

Rafaela Herrera

 

20 Cordobas, 1997

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Front: José Santos Zelaya (1853-1919), president of Nicaragua (1894-1909)

Back: Seal of Nicaragua

 

10 Cordobas, 2002

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Front: Miguel de Larreynaga (1772-1847), one of the founding fathers of independence

Back: Islets of Granada

The islets of Granada are located in Lake Nicaragua, just southeast of the city of Granada in Nicaragua. The islets are a group of 365 small islands scattered about the Asese peninsula.

 

Islets of Granada

Islets of Granada

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20 Cordobas, 2002

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Front: José Santos Zelaya (1853-1919), president of Nicaragua (1894-1909)

Back: Caribbean beach in South Atlantic region

 

50 Cordobas, 2002

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Front: Pedro Joaquin Chamorro (1924-1978), publisher and editor

Back: Castle of Immaculate Conception, Rio San Juan

 

Castle of Immaculate Conception

Castle of Immaculate Conception

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100 Cordobas, 2002

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Front: Rubén Dario (1867-1916), Father of Modernism and Prince of Spanish Literature.

Back: Ruben Dario National Theater in Managua

 

Ruben Dario National Theater

Ruben Dario National Theater

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1978-2002 | 2009-2015

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Nicaragua, situated in Central America between Honduras and Costa Rica, was colonized by Spain in 1524. Nicaragua achieved independence in 1821 when it was a province of the Audience of Guatemala and became part of the United Provinces of Central America 1823-1838. It separated from the federation in 1838, becoming a completely sovereign republic. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Nicaragua.

 

 

 

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