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5 Colones

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2005-2016
Value 5 Colones
5 CRC = 0.0088 USD
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 0.9 g
Diameter 21.4 mm
Thickness 1.14 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 227b,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 88b
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Costa Rica coat of arms. Seven stars represent the seven provinces, three smoking 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
· 2008 ·

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

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2005  55,000,000 0.12 0.37 0.37 1.08 29% larger date letters and stars
2008  300,000,000 0.24 0.24 0.54 0.60 0.60 71% larger date letters and stars
2012  200,000,000 0.33 0.43 27% smaller date letters and stars, new coat of arms design
2016  0.25 6%

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