100 Colones

100 Colones -  obverse100 Colones -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Costa Rica
Period Second Costa Rican Republic (1948-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2006-2017
Value 100 Colones
100 CRC = USD 0.16
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Brass plated steel
Weight 9.0 g
Diameter 29.5 mm
Thickness 1.96 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 8487
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 240a,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 92b
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The arms of Costa Rica (seven stars representing the seven provinces, three smoking 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) and the date below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
AMERICA CENTRAL
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
· 2014 ·

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

Reverse

The value above coffee branches and initials of the "Banco Central de Costa Rica" and the value in Braille

Scripts: Braille, Latin

Lettering:
100
COLONES
⠁⠚⠚
B.C.C.R

Translation:
100
Colones
100 Colones
Central Bank of Costa Rica (Banco Central de Costa Rica)

Edge

Reeded

100 Colones -  obverse

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Mint

Casa de Moneda de Chile, Santiago, Chile (1743-date)

Comments

Comparisons of the 2007 and 2014 versions showing a slightly modified coat of arms (the 2007 version with more sun rays and a smaller island behind the mountains); different numeric and text styles.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2006  14 000 000 $ 1.71 $ 0.81 $ 0.76 27% Minted in Santiago, Chile
2007  108 000 000 $ 0.37 $ 0.58 $ 0.58 $ 0.64 $ 0.62 $ 1.11 83% Minted in 2010 in San José, Costa Rica
2014  40 000 000 $ 0.36 $ 0.83 $ 0.43 17% Design modification, see Comments section above
2017  40 000 000 $ 19 1.9% "REPÚBLICA" in legend

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