Banknotes from Costa Rica

The southern most state of the Central American Republic, Costa Rica is the most prosperous country of the region. Its name means "wealthy coast".
Wikidata: Q800

See also: Central American Republic

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Peso (decimalized, 1863-1896)

100 Centavos = 1 Peso

5 Pesos
1899

Standard banknote
P# S163

Colón (1896-date)

100 Céntimos = 1 Colón

Available for swap 1 Colon
1917

152 × 70 mm
P# S121
2 Colones
1941-1945

Standard banknote
153 × 65 mm
P# 201
2 Colones
1967

Standard banknote
155 × 65 mm
P# 235
5 Colones
1903-1917

185 × 85 mm
P# S122
5 Colones
1961

Standard banknote
P# 227
Available for swap 5 Colones
1968-1992

Standard banknote
155 × 67 mm
P# 236
10 Colones (Banco de Costa Rica)
1901-1908

Standard banknote: 1901 Issue
170 × 75 mm
P# S174
10 Colones
1969-1971

Standard banknote
155 × 68 mm
P# 230, P# 242
Available for swap 10 Colones (D series)
1977-1987 (1972-1987)

Standard banknote
155 × 67 mm
P# 237
Available for swap 20 Colones
1962-1983

Standard banknote
155 × 68 mm
P# 238
20 Colones
1964-1970

Standard banknote
155 × 68 mm
P# 231
20 Colones
1983

Standard banknote
155 × 67 mm
P# 252
50 Colones
1972-1977

Standard banknote
155 × 68 mm
P# 239
Available for swap 50 Colones (D series)
1978-1986

Commemorative note: 1978 "Centennial Bank of Costa Rica"
156 × 67 mm
P# 251
Available for swap 50 Colones
1987-1993

Standard banknote
157 × 67 mm
P# 253, P# 257
100 colones
1966-1968

Standard banknote
156 × 67 mm
P# 234
100 Colones
1969-1977

Standard banknote
156 × 67 mm
P# 240
Available for swap 100 Colones
1977-1994

Standard banknote
157 × 67 mm
P# 248, P# 254, P# 261, P# 258
Available for swap 500 Colones (B series)
1979-1985

Standard banknote
155 × 68 mm
P# 249
500 Colones
1987-1989

Standard banknote
155 × 68 mm
P# 255
Available for swap 500 Colones
1994

Standard banknote
156 × 67 mm
P# 262