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Coinage of Paraguay since 1975

Started by <k>, July 05, 2020, 11:21:02 PM

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From 1990 the 10 guaraníes coin was minted in nickel-brass instead of steel.

It was also was reduced in size.

It was now 19.5 mm in diameter instead of 22 mm.

It also weighed 2.8 g against the previous 4.5 g.
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The reverse of the nickel-brass 10 guaraníes coin.
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In 1990 a 100 guaraníes coin was issued.

Its obverse depicted José Eduvigis Díaz Vera (1833-1867), a famous Paraguayan general.


The coin was made of nickel-brass.

Its weight was 5.5 g and its diameter 24 mm.
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Here is the old banknote on which the coin design is based.
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Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

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The reverse of the 100 guaraníes coin depicted the ruins of Humaitá Church.
Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

<k>



Here is the old banknote on which the coin design is based.
Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

<k>

Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

<k>




From 1992 the 5 guaraníes coin was minted in nickel-brass instead of steel.

Its diameter was also reduced from 20 mm to 17 mm.

Its weight was also reduced from 3.5 to 3 grams.
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The reverse of the nickel-brass 5 guaraníes coin.

The stainless steel version had last been minted in 1986.

The 5 guaraníes coin was no longer minted after 1992.
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In 1992 the 50 guaraníes coin was minted in nickel-brass instead of steel.

Its diameter was also reduced from 26 mm to 21.8 mm.

Its weight was also reduced from 5.6 to 3.8 grams.
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In 1993 the 1 guaraní coin was minted in brass-plated steel instead of stainless steel.


Its diameter was also reduced from 18 mm to 15 mm.

Its weight was also reduced from 3 grams to 1.5 grams.


1993 saw the final issue of the 1 guaraní coin.

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In 1990 the 100 guaraníes coin had been issued in nickel-brass.

That was a one-year issue only.


From 1993 to 2005, the coin was issued in brass-plated steel.


Its diameter remained at 24 mm.

Its weight was now 5.5 grams instead of 10.5 grams.

Its thickness was reduced from 3 mm to 1.85 mm.
Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

<k>



The reverse of the brass-plated steel 100 guaraníes coin.
Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.

<k>




In 1992 the 50 guaraníes coin had been issued in nickel-brass.

That was a one-year issue only.


From 1995 to 2005, the coin was issued in brass-plated steel.

The coin was only the tiniest fraction smaller in size and weight.
Visit the website of The Royal Mint Museum.

See: The Royal Mint Museum.