1000 colones

1000 colones -  obverse1000 colones -  reverse

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard banknote
Years 1975-1985
Value 1000 colones (1000 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 68 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 250
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.

Obverse

Red on multicolor underprint. Portrait of Tomás Soley Güell at left. Series B. Curved lines pattern.

Lettering:
San José, Costa Rica
MIL
COLONES

Acuerdo de la Junta Directiva

Tomás Soley Güell Presidente ejecutivo Gerente
BANCO CENTRAL DE COSTA RICA

American Bank Note Company

Translation:
San José, Costa Rica
ONE THOUSAND
COLONES

Board of Directors Agreement

Tomás Soley Güell Executive President Manager
CENTRAL BANK OF COSTA RICA

American Bank Note Company

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

Reverse

National Insurance Institute at center right. Decorative elements

Lettering:
MIL
COLONES

Instituto Nacional de Seguros
BANCO CENTRAL DE COSTA RICA

American Bank Note Costa Rica

Translation:
ONE THOUSAND
COLONES

National Insurance Institute
CENTRAL BANK OF COSTA RICA

American Bank Note Costa Rica

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

Watermark

Tree with the legend "LIBRE CREZCA FECUNDO" (free grows fertile)

1000 colones -  obverse

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Comments

Tomás Soley Güell was postmaster, deputy of the congress, fostered the state insurance monopoly. Created the National Insurance Bank (Today the National Insurance Institute)

Serie B
(Series B differs from Series C mainly in the watermark: in series B it is "Libre Crezca Fecundo" and in series C it is "Libre Crezca Fecundo Árbol de Guanacaste"
Series D has a ascending serial number. Watermark is portrait of Tomás Solet Güell

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1975  100,000 4 junio 1975, B000001-B100000
1976  100,000 4 mayo 1976, B100001-B200000
1977  150,000 26 abril 1977, B200001-B350000
1978  50,000 1 de junio 1978, B450001-B500000
1978  100,000 13 marzo 1978, B350001-B450000
1978  200,000 13 noviembre 1978, B500001-B700000
1979  250,000 15 noviembre 1979, B700001-B950000
1979  200,000 6 diciembre 1979, B950001-B1150000
1980  100,000 18 diciembre 1980, B1150001-B1250000
1981  500,000 17 setiembre 1981, B1900001-B2400000
1981  650,000 2 abril 1981, B1250001-B1900000
1981  500,000 2 diciembre 1981, B2400001-B2900000
1981  600,000 24 diciembre 1981, B2900001-B3500000
1982  1,000,000 4 noviembre 1982, B4500001-B5500000
1982  1,000,000 8 julio 1982, B3500001-B4500000
1983  2,050,000 7 abril 1983, B5500001-B7550000. Firma Carlos Castillo Morales y Olivier Castro Pérez
1983  600,000 7 abril 1983, B7550001-B8050000. Firma Eduardo Lizano Fait y Rodrigo Caamaño Reyes
1984  500,000 2 octubre 1984, B8150001-B8650000. Firma Eduardo Lizano Fait y Rodrigo Caamaño Reyes
1984  600,000 2 octubre 1984, B8650001-B9250000. Firma Porfirio Morera Batres y Olivier Castro
1984  500,000 22 noviembre 1984, B9250001-B9750000
1985  3,750,000 20 marzo 1985, B9750001-B13500000

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