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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard banknote
Years 1952-1974
Value 1000 colones (1000 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 68 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 226,
  • 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# 246
  • 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: Julio Peña Morúa at left.
At the corners inside rosettes, the value of the banknote in Roman and western arabic numerals

Lettering:
Banco central de Costa Rica

MIL COLONES

American Bank Note Company

Translation:
Central Bank of Costa Rica

ONE THOUSAND COLONES

American Bank Note Company

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

Reverse

Red. Central and National bank at center

Lettering:
Banco Central de Costa Rica

bancos Central y Nacional

Mil colones

American Bank Note Company

Translation:
Central Bank of Costa Rica

Central bank and National bank

One thousand colones

American Bank Note Company

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

Watermark

No watermark

Comments

Series A.
Only May 24, 1971 issues are P#246 (conmemorative overprint "150 años de independencia") (150 years of independence)

Julio Peña Morúa was founder of Crédito Agrícola de Cartago (later Banco), he was the mastermind of the transformation of Banco Internacional (International Bank) into Banco Nacional de Costa Rica (National Bank of Costa Rica).

The building on the reverse housed first the Banco Nacional (National Bank) and then the Banco Central (Central Bank) until 1964

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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1952  10,000 11 jun 1952, P#226, 000001-010000
1952  10,000 8 oct 1952, P#226, 010001-020000
1955  10,000 17 ago 1955, P#226, 020001-030000
1957  10,000 16 may 1957, P#226, 030001-040000
1958  10,000 26 mar 1958, P#226, 040001-050000
1959  10,000 6 oct 1959, P#226, 050001-060000
1962  10,000 25 abr 1962, P#226, 060001-070000
1963  10,000 24 abr 1963, P#226, 070001-080000
1964  10,000 9 set 1964, P#226, 080001-090000
1965  10,000 9 jun 1965, P#226, 090001-100000
1966  10,000 29 ago 1966, P#226, 100001-110000
1967  10,000 29 may 1967, P#226, 110001-120000
1967  10,000 9 oct 1967, P#226, 120001-130000
1968  20,000 26 mar 1968, P#226, 130001-150000
1969  20,000 6 may 1969, P#226, 150001-170000
1970  40,000 7 abr 1970, P#226, 170001-210000
1971  60,000 24 may 1971, P#246, 210001-270000, (conmemorative overprint "150 años de independencia") (150 years of independence)
1972  20,000 6 set 1972, P#226, 270001-290000
1973  40,000 18 oct 1973, P#226, 330001-370000
1973  40,000 2 abr 1973, P#226, 290001-330000
1974  90,000 12 jun 1974, P#226, 410001-500000
1974  40,000 4 abr 1974, P#226, 370001-410000

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