2 Reales Type III Countermark

Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1845
Value 2 Reales (2)
Currency Real (1841-1864)
Composition Silver (.812)
Weight 6.77 g
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 38
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Obverse stamp: Female head left; with legend at top and value at bottom.

Lettering:
COSTA RICA
2 R

Translation:
Costa Rica
2 Reales

Reverse

Reverse stamp: Tree with legend around.

Lettering: HABILITADA POR EL GOB.

Translation: Enabled by Government

Comments

Type III countermark was made from both Obverse and Reverse stamps.

Host coin: Spain (Seville) 2 Reales 1793 - 1808 KM#430

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1845) 

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