GUATEMALA, hacienda token, 1890s


GUATEMALA, token, no date (1890s), Obverse: SANTA CECILIA COSTA CUCA 1 F.J. ROBLES, Reverse: same, copper-nickel, 24.5mm, 3.82g, 1 real, R-Gma281 series, Clark-400v, VF

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Guatemala has been unstable, politically and economically, since colonial times. There was no gold or silver to speak of, agriculture was not a cash cow, what else is there? The money supply was spotty. Local token issues attempted to fill the gap.