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1 Colón

1 Colón -  obverse 1 Colón -  reverse

© AvrAlex (Belgorod, Russia)

Features

Country Costa Rica
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1982-1994
Value 1 Colón (1 CRC)
Metal Stainless Steel
Weight 3.2 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 210, Schön# 76
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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

NOTE: thickness of date letters varies in mintages

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
AMERICA CENTRAL
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA
1991

Reverse

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

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

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1982  12,000,000 0.28 0.22 KM# 210.1, large ships
1983  24,000,000 0.31 0.55 KM# 210.1, large ships
1984  60,000,000 0.66 0.32 0.44 KM# 210.1, large ships
1984  0.37 KM# 210.2, small ships
1989  50,000,000 0.36 0.16 KM# 210.2, small ships
1991  30,000,000 0.65 KM# 210.1, large ships
1993  50,000,000 0.23 0.49 KM# 210.2, small ships
1994  15,000,000 KM# 210.2, small ships

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