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50 Céntimos

Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1935
Value 50 Céntimos (0.50 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 6.25 g
Diameter 25.02 mm
Thickness 1.62 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 172
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
1935

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

Reverse

"AMERICA CENTRAL" around value within a laurel wreath and initials of the "Banco Internacional de Costa Rica"

Lettering:
AMERICA CENTRAL
50
CENTIMOS
B.I.C.R.

Translation: Central America

Edge

Smooth with incused lettering

Lettering: BICR - BICR - BICR - BICR -

50 Céntimos -  obverse

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1935  700,000 3.10

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