1927-36 Nicaragua 77pc 10Centavos Silver Coin 29in Belt
1927-36 Nicaragua 77pc 10Centavos Silver Coin 29in Belt latinsilverbeltfront
77 coin 29 inch waist belt or necklace ornamental Nicarugua fancy silver jewelry containing 10 Centavos Silver Coins, soldered together with fine silver chain on the tops and bottoms of the coins. Most of the coins are dated 1927 to 1936.
The coins show a bust of some famous leader or politician surrounded by a circle on the obverse or front of the coins.
The reverse or back of each coin depicts 5 Mountains Peaks with a very Radiant Sun with Streams of Sunshine rising above the mountainous peaks.
These coins are Krause-Mishler#13, 10 Centavos, each weighing 2.50 grams of 800/1000 fine Silver. Each coin contains 0.0632 of a troy ounce. A few of the coins are larger 25 Centavos coins.
The approximate weight of the coins ONLY is about 225 grams PLUS the two lengths of silver chain.
The ten centavos coins catalog for about $5 to $30 EACH.
There are 2 pieces of similar dated Nicaragua 25 Centavos silver coins with a value of somewhere between $20 and $90 each.
Working clasps will hold the belt securely in place.
This decorative, ornamental, possibly ceremonial work of coin jewelry was hand wrought and must have taken weeks of work.
The value of this presentation piece of jewelry is worth more as a total piece than the sum of the individual coins.
The photos are not wonderful but this ceremonial silver jewelry belt is magnificant!