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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard banknote
Years 1969-1971
Value 10 Colones (10 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 68 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 230,
  • 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.
P# 242
  • 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

Blue on multicolor underprint. Portrait at right: Rodrigo Facio Brenes. Series C. 10 at center,

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DE COSTA RICA

Acuerdo de la Junta Directiva

El presidente de la Junta Directiva El gerente del banco

DIEZ COLONES

American Bank Note Company

Translation:
CENTRAL BANK OF COSTA RICA

Board of Directors Agreement

The president of the Board of Directors The bank manager

TEN COLONES

American Bank Note Company

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

Reverse

Banco Central building at center (Central bank buiding)

Lettering:
BANCO CENTRAL DE COSTA RICA

Banco Central de Costa Rica
DIEZ COLONES
American Bank Note Company

Translation:
CENTRAL BANK OF COSTA RICA

Central Bank of Costa Rica
TEN COLONES
American Bank Note Company

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

Comments

1969-1970 BANKNOTES (P#230) without overprint
1971 Banknotes (P#242): Overprint: circular "150 AÑOS DE INDEPENDENCIA 1821-1971"  (150 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE 1821-1971)

Rodrigo Facio was rector of the University of Costa Rica (UCR). He is considered the reformer of higher education in Costa Rica. The UCR main campus is named after him.

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC
1969  1,000,000 04 marzo 1969, C000001-C1000000. P#230
1969  1,500,000 17 junio 1969, C1000001-C2500000. P#230
1970  2,000,000 30 junio 1970, C2500001-C4500000. P#230
1971  500,000 24 mayo 1971, C4500001-C5000000. P#242 (conmemorative issue, see comments)

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