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Section History

The coins in Cuba

The coins in Cuba. Photo: radioenciclopedia.cu
If we go back to the origins of the history of the coin in Cuba, we could point to indications in the early days of the colony with Spain, between 1512 and 1515, when gold bars were used in Bayamo and Santiago de Cuba, which were divided according to the volume of the transactions, in order to cover the need of money that had our colonizers for the operations of commerce.

Tacajo: A Sedition of Holguin Combatants?

Mambises. Photo: radio Juvenil(archive)
In early 1869 in a place of today’s Cuban province of Holguin there happened an event that has called the attention of historians: the Mutiny of Tacajo as known in history; which has been seen from different scopes.