5 Colones

5 Colones -  obverse5 Colones -  reverse

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Period Second Costa Rican Republic (1948-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2005-2016
Value 5 Colones
5 CRC = 0.0081 USD
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 0.9 g
Diameter 21.4 mm
Thickness 1.14 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 3268
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 227b,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 88b
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The arms of Costa Rica (seven stars representing the seven provinces, three smoking volcanoes for the three mountain ranges, two ships symbolizing the country's geographical situation between the Atlantic and Pacific ocean and sunrise on the left) with the country name above and the date below

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
· 2008 ·

Translation:
Republic of Costa Rica
2008

Reverse

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

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

Translation:
5
Colones
Central Bank of Costa Rica (Banco Central de Costa Rica)

Edge

Smooth

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2005  55 000 000 0.15 0.19 0.36 0.26 1.19 28% larger date letters and stars
2008  300 000 000 0.59 0.25 0.26 0.59 0.43 0.61 69% larger date letters and stars
2012  200 000 000 0.44 0.47 0.51 29% smaller date letters and stars, new coat of arms design
2016  100 000 000 0.30 0.36 0.17 0.59 10%

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