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20 colones

20 colones -  obverse20 colones -  reverse

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard banknote
Years 1964-1970
Value 20 colones
20 CRC = 0.034 USD
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 68 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 231
  • 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

Brown on multicolor underprint. Portrait: Clodomiro Picado (Costa Rican scientist)

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRALDE COSTA RICA
Veinte Veinte
Colones Colones
San José, Costa Rica Acuerdo de la Junta
Directiva N°

El presidente El gerente del Banco
de la Junta Directiva
Clodomiro Picado
VEINTE COLONES
Thomas de la Rue Company Limited

Translation:
CENTRAL BANK OF COSTA RICA
Twenty Twenty
Colones Colones
San José, Costa Rica Board of Directors agreement N°

The president The bank manager
of Board of Directors
Clodomiro Picado
TWENTY COLONES
Thomas de la Rue Company Limited

Engraver: Thomas de la Rue Company

Reverse

University building at center.
University of Costa Rica, Faculty of Education

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRALDE COSTA RICA

Facultad de Educación
Ciudad Universitaria Rodrigo Facio
VEINTE COLONES

Translation:
CENTRAL BANK OF COSTA RICA
Faculty of Education
University City "Rodrigo Facio"

TWENTY COLONES

Engraver: Thomas de la Rue Company

Watermark

No watermark

Comments

Serie B
Clodomiro Picado was a pioneer in research on snakes and their poisons. He studied in many fields: Botany, Zoology and others.
Campus Rodrigo Facio is the main campus of the University of Costa Rica.

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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1964  250,000 11 nov 1964, B000001-B250000
1965  100,000 14 diciembre 1965, B1000001-B1100000
1965  250,000 21 abril 1965, B250001-B500000
1965  500,000 9 junio 1965, B500001-B1000000
1966  250,000 27 abril 1966, B1100001-B1350000
1966  250,000 29 agosto 1966, B1350001-B1600000
1966  50,000 7 noviembre 1966, B1600001-B1650000
1967  250,000 6 diciembre 1967, B2150001-B2400000
1967  500,000 9 octubre 1967, B1650001-B2150000
1968  1,000,000 27 agosto 1968, B2400001-B3400000
1969  550,000 26 agosto 1969, B3400001-B3950000
1970  1,050,000 30 junio 1970, B3950001-B5000000

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