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500 Colones thick numerals; non-magnetic

500 Colones (thick numerals; non-magnetic) -  obverse 500 Colones (thick numerals; non-magnetic) -  reverse

Obverse © eRBe - Reverse © RB

Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2003-2005
Value 500 Colones
500 CRC = 0.88 USD
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 11 g
Diameter 33 mm
Thickness 2.0 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 239, Schön# 93
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
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
. 2005 .
AMERICA CENTRAL

Reverse

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

Lettering:
500
COLONES
B.C.C.R

Edge

Segmented reeding

500 Colones (thick numerals; non-magnetic)

© Cyrillius

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2003  15,000,000 1.26 1.08 KM#239.1 (thick numerals)
2003  200 KM#239.2 (thin numerals); very rare
2005  10,000,000 1.58 0.95 KM#239.1 (thick numerals)

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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