10 Colones

10 Colones -  obverse10 Colones -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Costa Rica
Period Second Costa Rican Republic (1948-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1983-1992
Value 10 Colones (10 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Stainless steel
Weight 8.45 g
Diameter 28.3 mm
Thickness 1.89 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 3270
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 215,
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# 79,
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
Schön# 79a
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Octagonal rim
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

NOTE: size and space between letters varies in mintages. outer rim of Coat of Arms slightly different

Script: Latin

Lettering:
COSTA RICA
AMERICA CENTRAL
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
1985

Translation:
Costa Rica
Central America
Republic of Costa Rica

Reverse

Octagonal rim
Value above coffee branches, ribbon behind value and initials of the "Banco Central de Costa Rica"
Value in Braille

Scripts: Braille, Latin

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

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Casa da Moeda do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1694-date)
VDM Metals / Vereinigte Deutsche Metallwerke, Werdohl, Germany (1930-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1983  12 000 000 $ 0.34 $ 0.56 $ 0.75 38% KM# 215.1, small ships; VDM Metals
1985  20 000 000 $ 0.45 $ 0.45 $ 0.45 $ 0.90 $ 1.13 53% KM# 215.2, large ships; Rio de Janeiro Mint
1992  25 000 000 $ 0.47 $ 0.51 $ 0.52 $ 1.15 $ 0.90 53% KM# 215.1, small ships; VDM Metals

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