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25 Céntimos large size

25 Céntimos (large size) -  obverse25 Céntimos (large size) -  reverse

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Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1967-1978
Value 25 Céntimos (0.25 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.4 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 188,
  • 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.
Schön# 43
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

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
• 1974 •

Reverse

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

Lettering:
AMERICA CENTRAL
25
CENTIMOS
B.C.C.R.

Edge

Plain

Lettering: BCCR - BCCR - BCCR - BCCR -

25 Céntimos (large size) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Comments

NOTE: size and space between letters varies in mintages. Different decoration of rim.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1967  4,000,000 0.57 0.64 28% KM# 188.1 (large date letters)
1969  4,000,000 0.45 25% KM# 188.1 (large date letters); small beads touching rim
1972  8,000,000 0.14 0.87 1.66 36% KM# 188.2 (small date letters); round beads near rim
1974  0.37 0.37 26% KM# 188.1 (large date letters); square beads touching rim
1976  5,000 1.6% KM# 188.1 (large date letters) Proof
1976  12,000,000 0.27 0.85 27% KM# 188.1 (large date letters); round beads far from rim
1978  10,000,000 0.41 0.41 23% KM# 188.1 (large date letters); round beads far from rim

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