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500 Colones

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Obverse © BMPJ

Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard banknote
Years 1987-1989
Value 500 Colones
500.00 CRC = 0.82 USD
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 68 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 255
  • 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

Rust color (brown-orange). Line pattern at the bottom.
Manuel María Gutiérrez Flores

Lettering:
QUINIENTOS COLONES
BANCO CENTRAL DE COSTA RICA

Translation:
Five hundred colones
Costa Rica´s Central Bank

Reverse

Rust color (brown-orange). National Theater

Lettering:
QUINIENTOS COLONES
BANCO CENTRAL DE COSTA RICA
Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica

Translation:
Five hundred colones
Costa Rica´s Central Bank
Costa Rica´s National Theater

Watermark

National Theater´s Logo

500 Colones -  obverse

© MinorBR

Comments

PRINTER: Thomas de la Rue & Company Limited
Manuel María Gutiérrez was band director.  Composed the music for the Costa Rica´s National Anthem

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1987  57% Serie C
1989  43% Serie C 14 de junio de 1989

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