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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
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. 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.
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
1903  with signatures
1904  with signatures
1911  with signatures
1917  with signatures
1917  without signatures, see comments series, Series: 104001 and following

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