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50 Céntimos

50 Céntimos -  obverse50 Céntimos -  reverse

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1948
Value 50 Céntimos (0.50 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 6.89 g
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 182
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Costa Rica coat of arms. Five stars represent the five 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
. 1948 .

Reverse

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

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

Edge

Smooth with text (exist in position A and B)

Lettering: BNCR-BNCR-BNCR-BNCR

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1948  4,000,000 1.13 2.01 KM#182 dosn't exist in last editions of Krause & Mishler

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