5 Colones

5 Colones -  obverse5 Colones -  reverse

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Years 1903-1917
Value 5 Colones (5 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Paper
Size 185 × 85 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 220890
Numista (https://numista.com)
References P# S122
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Black on multicolor underprint.
Portrailt Juan Mora Fernández (first Head of State)

Lettering:
Serie A
EL BANCO ANGLO COSTARRICENSE

PAGARÁ AL PORTADOR
A LA VISTA LA CANTIDAD DE

CINCO COLONES
EN MONEDA NACIONAL DE ORO

SAN JOSÉ 1° de enero de 19

EL PRESIDENTE EL ADMINISTRADOR

Bradbury Wilkinson y C° Grabadores, Londres

Translation:
Serie A
THE ANGLO COSTARRICAN BANK

Will pay to bearer
on demand the amount of

FIVE COLONES
In national gold currency

SAN JOSÉ 1° de enero de 19

The President The Administrator
Bradbury Wilkinson y C° Engravers, London

Engraver: Bradbury Wilkinson y Ca.

Reverse

Brown (sepia). Coat of Arms at center (this was the first Coat of arms (1823-1824))

Lettering:
cinco El Banco cinco
5 5
cinco Anglo Costarricense cinco

Translation:
five The Bank five
5 5
five Anglo Costarrican five

Engraver: Bradbury Wilkinson y Ca.

Comments

1903-1917 circulated, with signatures
Unsigned reminders. In 1963, the Anglo Costa Rican Bank  gave its unsigned banknotes to celebrate its centenary.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1903  21% with signatures
1904  0% with signatures
1911  0% with signatures
1917  0% with signatures
1917  79% without signatures, see comments series, Series: 104001 and following

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