20 Colones Venus of Milo

Features

Issuer Costa Rica
Issuing bank Central Bank of Costa Rica (Banco Central de Costa Rica)
Period Second Costa Rican Republic (1948-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1970
Value 20 Colones
20 CRC = USD 0.039
Currency Colon (1896-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 43.70 g
Diameter 50.8 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number
N#
45048
References KM# 193
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Venus of Milo

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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA - AMERICA CENTRAL
1970 - B.C.C.R.

Unabridged legend:
Republica de Costa Rica - America Central
1970 - Banco Central de Costa Rica

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

Reverse

Venus de Milo

Script: Latin

Lettering:
EL ARTE UNIVERSAL VENUS DE MILO
20
COLONES

Translation: Universal Art Venus de Milo

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Italcambio mint

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1970  7 500 $ 66 Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Colones (Venus of Milo)
Katz
Auction 80
Lot 837
Internet Archive
Apr 5, 2023 UNC USD 86.59
(EUR 80.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Colones (Venus of Milo)
Katz
Auction 70
Lot 960
Internet Archive
Nov 13, 2022 UNC USD 64.94
(EUR 60.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Colones (Venus of Milo)Picture 1 of a sold 20 Colones (Venus of Milo)
Heritage Auctions
2020 January 12 - 13 World Coins Signature Auction - New York 3081
Lot 30331
Internet Archive
Jan 13, 2020 UNC
The lot includes several items.
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