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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); 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

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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