⚠ Numista is currently facing intermittent slowness and outages due to a peak of traffic. We are working to fix the issue within 1 or 2 weeks. Thank you for your patience and your understanding.
Menu

50 Céntimos

50 Céntimos -  obverse50 Céntimos -  reverse

© gauthier

Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1982-1990
Value 50 Céntimos (0.5 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Stainless steel
Weight 2.2 g
Diameter 18.95 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 209
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

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

NOTE: size and space between letters varies in mintages. outer rim of Coat of Arms slightly different. versions with normal and small ship

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
AMERICA CENTRAL
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
1983

Reverse

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

NOTE: versions with thick-leafed and thin-
leafed wreath in mintages, size of letters varies also

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

Edge

Smooth

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1982  12,000,000 0.54 1.08 0.63 37% KM#209.1 (large ships, letters incuse)
1983  24,000,000 0.48 0.80 32% KM#209.1 (large ships, letters incuse)
1984  42,000,000 0.41 0.41 0.38 52% KM#209.2 (small ships, thin wreath)
1990  24,000,000 0.33 0.43 28% KM#209.1 (large ships, letters incuse)

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: darinrase, monete3, Makake77, JoachimSdl, Fabiano, Ramiro, Jadish, sangriablanca, oynbcn, Arpis, Rmunt, jvc, SergheiSein, Numismater, jarka1456, leprédateur, gillesdebilde2003, rafsanca, salsaboy, davemarkey, flatoon, Stevz7971, maurilp04, Boubymomo, Pipo7, baggasuresh, RAM1500, Laerti, pesos, tonidefrancia, Buschigel, 1111oink, PatGav, Texas1, Frieder, chitin, 13coinmike, 67miles, eric1109

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×86)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×107)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×67)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×49)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German Spanish Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×26)
Country: Brazil
Languages : English Spanish Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: Norway
Languages : English Norwegian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×77)
Country: Japan
Languages : English Japanese Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×181)
Country: Italy
Languages :
English German Spanish French Italian Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×224)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×12)
Country: Ecuador
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×121)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English German Indonesian Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×109)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×69)
Country: Canada
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×23)
Country: Russia
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×352)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×122)
Country: Canada
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×850)
Country: Poland
Languages : English German Polish Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×54)
Country: Costa Rica
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×5)
Country: Belgium
Languages : English German Spanish Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×20)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French German English
Feedback: none
Country: Belgium
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×66)
Country: Argentina
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1501)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×210)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×88)
Country: India
Languages : English Hindi Punjabi
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×88)
Country: Canada
Languages : French English
Feedback: none
Country: Brazil
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×76)
Country: Canada
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×19)
Country: France
Languages : French Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×127)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×2)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1137)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×5)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×29)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×99)
Country: United States
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×52)
Country: United States
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×142)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×48)
Country: France
Languages : French Spanish

» See the details of the coins available for swap

Numista Rarity index: 9 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Costa Rica

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add information about this coin
Match coins from past online sales
Catalog Costa Rica 50 Céntimos