500 Colones thick numerals; non-magnetic

500 Colones (thick numerals; non-magnetic) -  obverse500 Colones (thick numerals; non-magnetic) -  reverse

Obverse © eRBe - Reverse © RB

Features

Country Costa Rica
Period Second Costa Rican Republic (1948-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2003-2005
Value 500 Colones
500 CRC = 0.82 USD
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 11 g
Diameter 33 mm
Thickness 2.0 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 239,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 93
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

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) -  obverse

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2003  15,000,000 0.95 1.00 1.02 1.22 70% KM#239.1 (thick numerals)
2003  200 3% KM#239.2 (thin numerals); very rare
2005  10,000,000 1.01 1.18 42% KM#239.1 (thick numerals)

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