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100 colones

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard banknote
Years 1966-1968
Value 100 colones (100 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Paper
Size 156 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 234
  • 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, Portrait: Juan Rafael Mora Porras at center, series C.

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DE COSTA RICA

Acuerdo de la Junta Directiva

Juan Rafael Mora
El presidente de la Junta Directiva El gerente del banco

CIEN COLONES

Translation:
CENTRAL BANK OF COSTA RICA

Board of Directors Agreement

Juan Rafael Mora
President of Board of directors The Manager of bank

ONE HUNDRED COLONES

Engravers: Thomas de la Rue, Company

Reverse

Black. Statue of Juan Santamaría at center

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DE COSTA RICA


Juan Santamaría
CIEN COLONES
Thomas de la Rue & Company, Limited

Translation:
CENTRAL BANK OF COSTA RICA


Juan Santamaría
ONE HUNDRED COLONES
Thomas de la Rue & Company, Limited

Engravers: Thomas de la Rue, Company

Comments

Juan Rafael Mora Porras was President of Costa Rica (1849-1853 and 1853-1859). Declared Liberator and National Hero in 2010.
Juan Santamaría, was declared a National Hero. His monument is located in his hometown, Alajuela.

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1966  200,000 29 agosto 1966. Series: C000001-C200000
1966  50,000 7 noviembre 1966. Series: C200001-C250000
1967  300,000 20 setiembre 1967. Series: C250001-C550000
1967  300,000 6 diciembre 1967. C550001-C850000
1968  650,000 27 agosto 1968. Series: C850001-C1500000

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