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5 Colones

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© Wilson Roberto Vasques Nunes

Features

Country Costa Rica
Period Second Costa Rican Republic (1948-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1995
Value 5 Colones
5 CRC = 0.0083 USD
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Brass plated steel
Weight 4.03 g
Diameter 21.1 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 227
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Costa Rica coat of arms. Seven stars represent the seven provinces, three extinct volcanoes for the three mountain ranges, two ships symbolizing the country's geographical situation between atlantic and pacific ocean and sunrise on the left

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA · 1995
AMERCIA CENTRAL REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA

Reverse

Value above coffee branches and initials of the "Banco Central de Costa Rica"
Value in Braille

Lettering:
5 COLONES
B.C.C.R.

Edge

Segmented (4 milled, 4 smooth)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1995  15,400,000 0.59 0.59 0.65

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