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2 Colones

2 Colones -  obverse 2 Colones -  reverse

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1968-1978
Value 2 Colones (2 CRC)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 14.0 g
Diameter 32.0 mm
Thickness 2.32 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 187.2, Schön# 46
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 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

Lettering: REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA AMERICA CENTRAL REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA . 1978 .

Reverse

Value within a laurel wreath and initials of the "Banco Central de Costa Rica"

Lettering: AMERICA CENTRAL 2 COLONES B.C.C.R.

Edge

Smooth

Lettering: BCCR

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1968  2,000,000 Schön# 46.1
1970  1,000,000 Schön# 46.1
1972  2,000,000 Schön# 46.2
1978  10,000,000 0.50 1.63 1.93 Schön# 46.2

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