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Costa Rica 5, 10, and 50 Centimos and 5, 10, and 50 Centavos  1902 to 1919
Costa Rica 5, 10, and 50 Centimos and 5, 10, and 50 Centavos 1902 to 1919

These collectible coins from Costa Rica come in different denominations and compositions, but they all look like our picture and have the national coat of arms (with mountains and stars) on the front and a wreath on the back. Some of these coins are rare. Also, when you check current auction prices against the modern catalogs, these coins generally sell stronger, at higher prices, than the catalogs indicate. We have listed below our best estimate of catalog value based on actual auction results.

5 CENTIMOS: 1905 to 1914, 0.029 troy ounces silver
5 CENTAVOS: 1917 to 1919, brass
10 CENTIMOS: 1905 to 1914, 0.058 troy ounces silver
10 CENTAVOS: 1917 to 1919, brass
10 CENTAVOS: 1917, 0.032 troy ounces silver
50 CENTIMOS: 1902 to 1914, 0.289 troy ounces silver
50 CENTAVOS: 1917 to 1918, 0.161 troy ounces silver

Approximate catalog values are:

5 CENTIMOS 1905 to 1914 SILVER
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $6
fully uncirculated: $18

5 CENTAVOS 1917 to 1919 BRASS
worn: $5 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $15
well preserved: $30
fully uncirculated: $120
5 centavos dated 1917 are rare and catalog at $75 in average circulated condition

10 CENTIMOS 1905 to 1914 SILVER
worn: $2 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $4
well preserved: $12
fully uncirculated: $25

10 CENTAVOS 1917 to 1919 BRASS
worn: $8 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $25
well preserved: $50
fully uncirculated: $150

10 CENTAVOS 1917 SILVER
worn: $2 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $5
well preserved: $10
fully uncirculated: $25

50 CENTIMOS 1902 to 1914 SILVER
worn: $30 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $85
well preserved: $160
fully uncirculated: $300
50 centimos dated 1914 are very rare and catalog at $2000 in average circulated condition

50 CENTAVOS 1917 to 1918 SILVER are very rare and catalog above $1000 in average circulated condition.

All values on this page are catalog values and must be properly interpreted to obtain actual buy and sell values. Use our Important Terminology page for this purpose.

Coin: 20974 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: jeronimo, Fri, 15-Apr-2016 01:25:53 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 15-Apr-2016 13:41:00 GMT
Requester description: 5 centimos republica de costa rica 1905(separated by stars)[--coat of arms
900M America central g.c.r.
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