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½ Real Costa Rica

Features

Country Central American Republic
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1846-1849
Value 1/2 Real (1/2)
Composition Silver (.750)
Weight 1.69 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 20a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Radiant sun with face left of three mountains.

Lettering:
•REPUB•DEL CENT•DE AMER•
1848

Translation:
Central America Republic
1848

Reverse

Tree divides denomination. With motto on outer circle. Mint, assayer's initial and fineness at bottom.

Lettering:
•LIBRE CREZCA FEC•
½ R.
CR•J•B•

Translation:
Free grows fertile
1/2 Real
Costa Rica JB

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1846 CR JB CRESCA
1846 CR JB CREZCA
1847 CR JB CRESCA
1847 CR JB CREZCA
1848 CR JB
1849 CR JB

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