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5 Pesos

5 Pesos -  obverse5 Pesos -  reverse

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard banknote
Year 1899
Value Five (5)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# S163r1
  • 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

Picture of a lion in the middle with Cinco Pesos 5 on either side and 5 in all four corners; name of the printer American Bank Note Co, New York, is at the bottom of the note.

Lettering:
COSTA RICA
EL BANCO DE COSTA RICA
5 CincoPesos 5
EN MONEDA ACUNADA
SAN JOSE, 10 de Abril de 1899

Reverse

Name of the bank with 5 on either side, and the printer name in fine print at the bottom.

Lettering:
5
BANCO DE COSTA RICA
5

Comments

"Specialized Issues". Not sure what that means; not sure if it's an unreleased banknote since there are no signatures.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1899 

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