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10 Céntimos

10 Céntimos -  obverse10 Céntimos -  reverse

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1979
Value 10 Céntimos (0.10 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Nickel clad steel
Weight 2.0 g
Diameter 18.0 mm
Thickness 1.0 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 185.2b,
  • 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.
Schön# 42a
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

The arms of Costa Rica (seven stars representing the seven provinces, three extinct volcanoes for the three mountain ranges, two ships symbolizing the country's geographical situation between the Atlantic and Pacific ocean and sunrise on the left)

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
AMERICA CENTRAL
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
1979

Translation:
Republic of Costa Rica
Central America
Republic of Costa Rica
1979

Reverse

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

Lettering:
AMERICA CENTRAL
10
CENTIMOS
B.C.C.R.

Translation:
Central America
10
Centimos
Central Bank of Costa Rica (Banco Central de Costa Rica)

Edge

Milled

Mint

Sherritt Mint, Fort Saskatchewan, Canada (1927-date)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1979  20,000,000 0.26 0.27 0.27 0.61

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