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5 Céntimos

5 Céntimos -  obverse5 Céntimos -  reverse

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1953-1967
Value 5 Céntimos
0.05 CRC = 0.000087 USD
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Stainless steel
Weight 0.875 g
Diameter 14.92 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 184.1a
  • 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

The arms of Costa Rica (five stars representing the five 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) with the date below

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
AMERICA CENTRAL
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
1953

Translation:
Republic of Costa Rica
Central America
Republic of Costa Rica
1953

Reverse

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

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

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

Edge

Milled

Mints

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1953  9,040,000 0.32 0.29 0.29 0.51 33% Philadelphia Mint
1958  19,940,000 0.39 0.39 0.76 0.76 62% struck in 1959 - Philadelphia Mint
1967  10,900,000 0.24 0.67 34% San Franscisco Mint

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