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50 Colones

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard banknote
Years 1987-1993
Value 50 Colones
50 CRC = 0.08 USD
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 253,
  • 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.
P# 257
  • 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

Olive-green on multicolor underprint, Obverse of 50 centimos coin left. Portrait of Gaspar Ortuño y Ors at right. Series E

Lettering:
Banco Central De Costa Rica
Gaspar Ortuño y Ors
Cincuenta Colones

Translation:
Central Bank Of Costa Rica
Gaspar Ortuño y Ors
Fifty Colones

Engravers: Thomas De La Rue, Company, Casa da Moneda do Brasil

Reverse

Illustration of the Old Building of Bank of Costa Rica

Lettering:
Banco Central De Costa Rica
Cincuenta Colones
antiguo edificio del banco de Costa Rica

Translation:
Central Bank Of Costa Rica
50 Colones
old building of Banco de Costa Rica (Bank of Costa Rica)

Engravers: Thomas De La Rue, Company, Casa da Moneda do Brasil

Comments

1987-1988 printed by Casa da Moneda do Brasil (CdM-Brazil)
1991-1994 printed by printed by Thomas de la Rue (TDLR)

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1987  5,000,000 4% P#253; 15.07.1987, printed by CdM-Brazil, E0000001-E5000000
1988  10,000,000 7% P#253; 26.04.1988, printed by CdM-Brazil, E5000001-E15000000
1991  3,550,000 6% P#257a; 19.6.1991, printed by TDLR, E15000001-E18550000
1991  1,450,000 2% P#257a; 28.8.1991, printed by TDLR, E18550001-E20000000
ND (1991-1993)  0% P#257s; specimen, overprint MUESTRA
1992  5,000,000 7% P#257a; 29.6.1992, printed by TDLR, E20000001-E25000000
1993  10,000,000 55% P#257a; 2.6.1993, printed by TDLR, E25000001-E35000000
1993  15,000,000 2.98 33% P#257a; 7.7.1993, printed by TDLR, E35000001-E50000000

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