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5 Céntimos

5 Céntimos -  obverse 5 Céntimos -  reverse

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1953-1967
Value 5 Céntimos
0.05 CRC = 0.000086 USD
Metal Stainless Steel
Weight 0.88 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 184.1a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

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
1953

Reverse

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

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

Edge

Milled

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1953  9,040,000 0.25 Philadelphia Mint
1958  19,940,000 0.52 0.44 1.08 struck in 1959 - Philadelphia Mint
1967  10,900,000 San Franscisco Mint

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