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100 Colones

Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard banknote
Years 1969-1977
Value 100 Colones
100 CRC = 0.17 USD
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Paper
Size 156 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 240
  • 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

Black on multicolor underprint. Ricardo Jiménez O, at left, cows and mountains at center. Series D.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DE COSTA RICA
San José Acuerdo de la
Costa Rica Junta Directiva

CIEN COLONES

Translation:
Central Bank of Costa Rica
San José Agreement of
Costa Rica Board of directors

One hundred Colones

Engravers: Thomas De La Rue, Company

Reverse

Supreme Court at left center, figures at right (representation of the Justice)

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DE COSTA RICA

Corte Suprema de Justicia
CIEN COLONES

Translation:
Central Bank of Costa Rica

Supreme Court
One hundred Colones

Watermark

No watermark

Comments

Various types of signatures.
Ricardo Jiménez was president of the three branches of the Republic. During his presidency he promoted agriculture and livestock.

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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1969  26.8.1969
1970  30.6.1970
1971  13.12.1971
1972  13.12.1972
1972  8.5.1972
1973  28.11.1973
1973  3.8.1973
1974  12.6.1974
1975  9.6.1975
1976  4.5.1976
1977  26.4.1977

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