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5 Céntimos

Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1979
Value 5 Céntimos (0.05 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Brass
Weight 0.98 g
Diameter 15 mm
Thickness 0.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 184.3a,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 41a
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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

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
5 CENTIMOS
B.C.C.R.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1979  60,000,000 0.26 0.26 0.44 0.51

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