Take a trip with us to Nicaragua as we look at a brilliant green 10 Cordobas note. This note has Spanish text and coconut palm trees on both the front and back. It shows an image of city buildings and boats docked at Puerto Salvador Allende in Managua. Additionally, the note has Nicaragua’s coat of arms, and La Vaquita dancer on the back.
The bustling city of Managua has been the capital of Nicaragua since 1852. The city rests on the shore of Lake Managua, and is known for the National Palace, Puerto Salvador Allende and a neoclassical cathedral called Santiago of Managua Cathedral. The National Palace once was the home to Nicaragua’s government, but today is a national museum. As for Puerto Salvador Allende, it is a promenade located on the banks of Lake Managua that has a collection of places to visit.
On the back of the note, is Nicaragua’s coat of arms and La Vaquita dancer. The coat of arms is a triangle with a rainbow and liberty cap representing equality, peace and liberty, respectively. You’ll also notice five volcanoes that represent the five Central American countries. There are several active volcanoes in Central America, in Nicaragua alone there are 19 active volcanoes. Finally, the beautiful La Vaquita dancer is wearing the Mestizaje costume, which is a traditional costume worn to dance the Mestizaje dance for the Patron Saint festivities of Managua.
The eye-catching color and cheerful images used on this note make the 10 Cordobas note a delight to look at. Head to our website to add this wonderful note to your collection.
Denomination: 10 Cordobas
Pick #: 209
Other Info: Polymer Note
Depictions: Coconut Palm Trees; Salvador Allende Port; La Vaquita Dancer; Bank Seal
Note Size: 5″ x 2 1/2″
Continent: North and Central America
Watermark: Polymer window in the shape of palm trees; “10”