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Costa Rica Coin Catalog

The official coin of Costa Rica is the Colón (₡) and is featured in this catalog among all of its other historical coins, covering both modern and ancient coins that have left their mark on the country's monetary history. The Costa Rica coin catalog is presented organized by type and value, a technique collectors refer to as sorting by #KM, based on the acronym of the publication that numbered them.

Country Costa Rica
Flag
Coin Colón (CRC)
1€ 556,61₡
Continent America Centro
Capital city San José
ISO2 CR
ISO3 CRI
Catalogued coins 302

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The most valuable coins

The most valuable Costa Rica coins and sought after by collectors according to Foronum statistics are the following:

The valuation of these coins has been achieved through a meticulous algorithm that considers the current market, taking into account aspects such as material, weight, diameter, edge, year of mintage, mint of manufacture and the number of coins produced. Coins with limited mintages and in good condition are usually among the most valuable.

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100 colones

#FO20100
Price: 0,53€ - 1,05€
Year: 2014
Weight: 8,80 g
Composition: Brass plated steel
Diameter: 29,40 mm
Edge: Ribbed

500 colones (75 Aniversario de la Abolición del Ejército)

#FO21442
Year: 2023
Weight: 10,50 g
Composition: Bimetalica
Diameter: 28,00 mm
Edge: Segmented rifling

25 colones

#FO20097
Price: 0,71€
Year: 2014-2017
Weight: 7,00 g
Composition: Brass plated steel
Diameter: 25,50 mm
Edge: Segmented rifling

500 colones (75 Aniversario de la Abolición del Ejército - Coloreada)

#FO21443
Year: 2023
Weight: 10,50 g
Composition: Bimetalica
Diameter: 28,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1 real

#FO18331 KM#66
Price: 150,00€
Year: 1849-1850
Weight: 2,90 g
Composition: Silver (0,750)
Diameter: 18,50 mm
Edge:

½ real

#FO15202 KM#68
Year: 1846-1849
Weight: 1,69 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 14,90 mm
Edge: Ribbed

25 centavos

#FO11435 KM#106
Price: 34,63€
Year: 1864-1875
Weight: 6,25 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 24,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1 centavo

#FO11439 KM#109
Price: 20,00€
Year: 1865-1868
Weight: 3,80 g
Composition: Copper-nickel
Diameter:
Edge:

5 centavos

#FO11436 KM#110
Price: 25,00€
Year: 1865-1875
Weight: 1,26 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 15,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

10 centavos

#FO11437 KM#111
Year: 1865-1872
Weight: 2,53 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 19,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

50 centavos

#FO11438 KM#112
Year: 1865-1875
Weight: 12,50 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 32,30 mm
Edge: Ribbed

2 pesos

#FO11440 KM#113
Year: 1866-1868
Weight: 2,94 g
Composition: Gold
Diameter: 18,00 mm
Edge:

5 pesos

#FO11441 KM#114
Year: 1867-1870
Weight: 7,34 g
Composition: Gold
Diameter:
Edge:

10 pesos

#FO11442 KM#115
Year: 1870-1872
Weight: 14,68 g
Composition: Gold (0,875)
Diameter: 29,00 mm
Edge:

5 pesos

#FO11443 KM#117
Year: 1873-1875
Weight: 7,34 g
Composition: Gold
Diameter:
Edge:

5 pesos

#FO11444 KM#118
Year: 1873
Weight: 8,06 g
Composition: Gold
Diameter:
Edge:

1 centavo

#FO11445 KM#120
Price: 85,50€
Year: 1874
Weight: 3,80 g
Composition: Copper-nickel
Diameter: 19,00 mm
Edge: Smooth

10 centavos

#FO11446 KM#121
Price: 5,00€
Year: 1875
Weight: 2,53 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 17,50 mm
Edge: Ribbed

2 pesos

#FO11447 KM#122
Year: 1876
Weight: 2,34 g
Composition: Gold
Diameter: 19,00 mm
Edge:

10 pesos

#FO11448 KM#123
Year: 1876
Weight: 11,71 g
Composition: Gold
Diameter: 27,00 mm
Edge:

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