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Obverse of 1968 Ecuadorian 2 Sucres
Reverse of 1968 Ecuadorian 2 Sucres


Reverse of 1973 Ecuadorian Dos Sucres
Obverse of 1973 Ecuadorian Dos Sucres

Ecuador was discovered in 1534 by the Spanish under Francisco Pizarro, and by 1534 spain had invaded and subdued the previously thriving Inca Empire. It remained under Spanish domination until a successful revolt on 24th May 1822, led by Antonio Sucre, and joined Simon Bolivar's Republic of Gran Colombia. in conjunction with Colombia and Venezuela.
When Gran Colombia collapsed in 1830, Ecuador, the "Republic of the Equator" emerged as an independent state. Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A border war with Peru that flared in 1995 was resolved in 1999.

Ecuadorian Coins
The official coinage of Ecuador is the US dollar.

Further Information
For more information on Ecuadorian history and coinage please see our history page.

DenominationDiameterWeightAlloySilver ContentDescription
Dos Sucres29 Copper-nickel  

Denomination = Face Value of Coin
Diameter = Diameter in millimetres
Fineness = Proportion of silver
Weight = Total weight in grams
Silver Content = Actual fine silver content in troy ounces.

East Caribbean Territories Coins For Sale
19732 Sucres 200,000* 

Mintage = Quantity issued, where known, otherwise issue limit.
* All but approximately 35 pieces remelted.

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Ecuadorian Gold Coins
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