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20 Pesos

20 Pesos -  obverse20 Pesos -  reverse

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Year 1899
Value Twenty Pesos (20)
Currency Peso (decimalized, 1863-1896)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# S165r
  • 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

20 Veinte Pesos, with 20 in all four corners; name of the printer, American Bank Note Company, New York, is printed in fine print at the bottom of the note.

Lettering:
SAN JOSE, 10 de Abril de 1899
EL BANCO DE COSTA RICA
PAGARA AL PORTADOR LA CANTIDAD DE
EN MONEDA ACUNADA
xx 20 xx
20*VEINTE*20*VEINTE*20

Reverse

Picture of a woman in the middle with 20 on either side; name of the printer, American Bank Note Company, New York, is printed in fine print at the bottom of the note.

Lettering:
20
BANCO DE COSTA RICA
20

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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