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Costa Rica 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, and 500 Colones  1995 to Date
Costa Rica 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, and 500 Colones 1995 to Date

These are modern coins made of non-precious metal. Some are made of brass, some of aluminum, and some of brass-plated steel. All are worth face value. Uncirculated examples may sell on eBay for a few US dollars.

There is a special 'thin numerals' version of the 2003 500 colones that is worth substantial money. A page about these coins appears on ColNect.com.

Coin: 16272 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Will F., Sun, 05-Jan-2014 22:14:25 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 06-Jan-2014 14:39:40 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Fri, 01-Jan-2016 00:20:57 GMT
Requester description: 2 olive branches, B.C.C.R., Costa Rican coat of arms, republica de costa rica, 100 in large print, colones in small print
Tags: costa rica puerto 5 10 25 50 100 500 colones rico rican colonia colonnes 2 olive branches branch coat shield arms republica republic twigs stalks spray sprig limb stick twig sprays sprigs branching stalk branched sticks sheild coats shiled crests chevrons shild escucheon insignia arm crested crest chevron creast shields escutcheon repub repbulique republik republ republican republicas republicia reipvblicae republiove republiek repvbliqve republique repvbblica republika rebublique repvblica republicans repvblique lines line mountains mountain lined lining bar bars volcanos volcanoes hill moutains volcano eruption hills

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