25 Céntimos

Features

Issuer Costa Rica
Period First Costa Rican Republic (1848-1948)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1937-1948
Value 25 Céntimos (0.25 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.33 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.24 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 3980
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 175
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Costa Rica coat of arms (stars, volcanoes without smoke, two ships and sunrise left) symbolizing the country's geographical location between Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
· REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA ·
AMERICA CENTRAL
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
1937

Translation:
Republic of Costa Rica
Central America
Republic of Costa Rica

Reverse

Value within a laurel wreath and abbreviation of the "Banco Nacional de Costa Rica".

Script: Latin

Lettering:
AMERICA CENTRAL
25
CENTIMOS
B.N.C.R.

Edge

Smooth with lettering

Lettering: BNCR - BNCR - BNCR - BNCR - BNCR

25 Céntimos -  obverse

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Mint

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

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1937  1 600 000 $ 0.99 $ 1.86 29%
1937  0.5% Proof; In Sets only
1948  9 200 000 $ 0.29 $ 0.68 $ 1.04 $ 1.32 $ 1.33 81%
1948  4% Specimen

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