Thursday, August 18, 2011

Costa Rica New Series of Banknotes

Banco Central de Costa Rica has announced that the 5,000 and 10,000 Colones of the new series will start circulating this November. So far 3 denominations of the new series are already in circulation. The 20,000 Colones began circulating on 22 September 2010; the 1,000 and 2,000 Colones started out on 20 June 2011. The release date of the last denomination in the series, the 50,000 Colones, has yet to be announced.

Braulio Carrillo Colina; Shield of the State of Costa Rica

Dry Forest Species Highlights: Guanacaste Tree Pitahaya White Tail Deer

Mauro Fernández Acuña; Girls' College

Coral Reef Species Highlights: bull shark Starfish Sea Pens

Alfredo González Flores; International Bank

Mangrove Species Highlights: monkey-faced red mangrove crab fishing

José Figueres Ferrer; Abolish Army

Rainforest Species Highlights: Three-toed Sloth Orchid Mushroom Cup

Maria Isabel Carvajal "Carmen Lyra"; Pictures tell my aunt Panchita

Páramo Species Highlights: Hummingbird Spark Grass or papelillo

Ricardo Jimenez Oreamuno; Supreme Court

Cloud Forest Species Highlights: Morpho Butterfly umbrella Hongo Bromeliad

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