Saturday, June 25, 2011

Costa Rica New 1000 and 2000 Colones 2011 Issues

The Central Bank of Costa Rica put into circulation new 1,000 and 2,000 Colones banknotes starting on June 20, 2011.

1000 Colones, polymer
Front: Braulio Carrillo Colina; coat of arms.
Back: Dry forest landscape in Guanacaste; pitahaya cactus flowers; tree; white-tailed deer; scorpions

2000 Colones, paper
Front: Books; Mauro Fernández Acuña; Colegio Superior de Señoritas building in San Jose; map.
Back: Fish; coral reef; star fish; bull shark; turtles

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