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10 Colones

Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1995
Value 10 Colones
10 CRC = 0.017 USD
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Brass plated steel
Weight 5.0 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 228,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 89
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Costa Rican coat of arms. Seven stars representing the seven provinces, three extinct volcanoes for the three mountain ranges, two ships symbolizing the country's geographical situation between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and sunrise on the left.

NOTE: Size and space between letters varies in mintages. Outer rim of coat of arms slightly different. Versions with smoking volcanoes and without smoke.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
AMERICA CENTRAL
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
1995

Reverse

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

NOTE: Versions with connected or crossed coffee branches in mintages.

Lettering:
10
COLONES
B.C.C.R.

Edge

Segmented (4 smooth, 4 milled with 13 reeds)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1995  15,500,000 0.27 0.42 0.42

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