1 Colón

1 Colón -  obverse1 Colón -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Costa Rica
Period Second Costa Rican Republic (1948-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1982-1994
Value 1 Colón (1 CRC)
Currency Colón (1896-date)
Composition Stainless steel
Weight 3.2 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 998
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 210,
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# 76
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The arms of Costa Rica (The 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 a Pacific ocean sunrise on the left) along with the date below

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
AMERICA CENTRAL
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
1994

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

Reverse

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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
AMERICA CENTRAL
1
COLON
B.C.C.R.

Translation:
Central America
1
Colon
Central Bank of Costa Rica (Banco Central de Costa Rica)

Edge

Smooth

Mints

Casa da Moeda do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1694-date)
Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom
Sherritt Mint, Fort Saskatchewan, Canada (1927-date)
VDM Metals / Vereinigte Deutsche Metallwerke, Werdohl, Germany (1930-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1982  12 000 000 $ 0.28 $ 0.23 $ 0.24 $ 0.38 $ 0.47 24% KM# 210.1, large ships; Rio de Janeiro Mint
1983  24 000 000 $ 0.18 $ 0.55 $ 0.52 $ 0.36 24% KM# 210.1, large ships; Rio de Janeiro Mint
1984  60 000 000 $ 0.28 $ 0.24 $ 0.29 $ 0.35 $ 0.46 41% KM# 210.1, large ships; British Royal Mint
1984  $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.87 $ 0.34 19% KM# 210.2, small ships; British Royal Mint
1989  50 000 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.34 $ 0.32 28% KM# 210.2, small ships; Mexico City Mint
1991  30 000 000 $ 0.40 $ 0.56 $ 0.56 $ 0.52 18% KM# 210.1, large ships; Rio de Janeiro Mint
1993  50 000 000 $ 0.56 $ 0.33 $ 0.40 $ 0.56 22% KM# 210.2, small ships; Sherrit Mint
1994  15 000 000 $ 0.34 9% KM# 210.2, small ships; VDM Metals

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