Costa Rica 1,000 Colones, 2009, P-274a, Polymer

Pick: 274a
Date: 2009
Book Value: USD $9.00
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Costa Rica 1,000 Colones, 2009, P-274a, Polymer
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Issued by: Banco Central de Costa Rica

Date: 02.09.2009

Type: Banknote

Material: Polymer

Size: 125 x 67 mm

Security Thread: Simulated security thread

Watermark: Leaves

Printer: Oberthur Technologies


Francisco de Paula Gutierrez

Roy Gonzalez Rojas

Other Details: There were rumors that the bank would withdraw these notes because the shield at center front is encircled with Estado de Costa Rica instead of República de Costa Rica. However, the shield as depicted is historically correct as decreed in 1840, and the notes weren’t withdrawn.


Front: Braulio Carrillo Colina; original ESTADO DE COSTA RICA shield; map of Costa Rica on see-through leaf

Back: Dry forest (bosque seco) landscape in Guanacaste; pitahaya cactus flowers; tree; white-tailed deer; scorpions


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