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5 Colones

5 Colones -  obverse5 Colones -  reverse

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard banknote
Years 1968-1992
Value 5 Colones
5 CRC = 0.0083 USD
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 236
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Portrait of Rafael Yglesias Castro on the right

Lettering:
Banco Central De Costa Rica
Cinco Colones

Translation:
Central Bank Of Costa Rica
Five Colones

Reverse

Painting "Allegory of coffee and bananna" by Aleardo Villa, 1897

Lettering:
Banco Central De Costa Rica
Alegoria Teatro Nacional. J . Villa 1897
Cinco Colones

Translation:
Central Bank Of Costa Rica
Allegory National Theatre. J. Villa 1897
Five Colones

Comments

Watermark and security thread on 1968 to 1976, no watermark or security thread 1977-1992.

From 1972 and before, the painter's name was erroneously written as T. Villa. That was corrected in 1973, when it was written as J. Villa.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1968)  1.8% Specimen, overprint MUESTRA
1968  1.3% Issue dates: 11.12.1968
1968  0% Issue dates: 20.08.1968
1969  0.9% Issue dates: 01.04.1969
1970  0.9% Issue dates: 30.06.1970
1971  0% Circular commemorative overprint (150 Anos de Independencia, 1821-1971); P#241
1972  1.8% Issue dates: 08.05.1972
1973  9% Issue dates: 04.05.1973
1973  0.4% Issue dates: 18.10.1973
1974  0% Issue dates: 12.06.1974
1975  0.9% Circular commemorative overprint (XXV Aniversario, Banco Central de Costa Rica, 1950-1975); P#247
1975  0% Issue dates: 02.12.1975
1975  0.4% Issue dates: 09.06.1975
1976  0% Issue dates: 05.04.1976
1977  0.9% Issue dates: 25.10.1977
1977  0.9% Issue dates: 28.06.1977, Signatures: Bernal Jiménez Monge and Rigoberto Navarro Meléndez
1977  0.4% Issue dates: 28.06.1977, Signatures: Porfirio Morera Batres and Rigoberto Navarro Meléndez
1978  0.4% Issue dates: 01.06.1978
1978  0.4% Issue dates: 13.03.1978
1978  0.4% Issue dates: 30.01.1978
1979  0% Issue dates: 04.06.1979
1979  0.4% Issue dates: 18.10.1979
1979  1.8% Issue dates: 22.03.1979
1979  0% Issue dates: 25.09.1979
1980  3% Issue dates: 18.03.1980
1980  0.9% Issue dates: 28.01.1980
1981  7% Issue dates: 12.03.1981
1981  1.3% Issue dates: 14.05.1981
1982  2% Issue dates: 04.11.1982
1983  1.3% Error date: 07.04.1933 (instead of 07.04.1983)
1983  10% Issue dates: 07.04.1983
1984  1.3% Issue dates: 28.08.1984
1985  4% Issue dates: 02.10.1985
1986  6% Issue dates: 02.04.1986
1989  2.26 38% Issue dates: 04.10.1989
1990  12% Issue dates: 24.01.1990
1991  2% Issue dates: 03.04.1991
1992  1.84 23% Issue dates: 15.01.1992

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