Coin Information

CRI CRC km0215

Name of coin
10 Colones
Year(s) Issued
1983, 1985, 1992
Countries Issued in
Costa Rica (U)
Face Value
10 CRC

The km215 Design is the modern 10 Colon pattern and exists as 215.1 and 215.2. Years 1983 and 1992 are 215.1 and 1985 is 215.2.


On both the obverse and reverse the coin has a sort of heptagonal rim. The obverse depicts the Costa Rica coat of arms. Seven stars represent the seven provinces, three extinct volcanoes for the three mountain ranges, two ships symbolizing the country's geographical situation between atlantic and pacific ocean and sunrise on the left. The reverse contains the value in Arabic numerals and braille above coffee branches, ribbon behind value and initials of the "Banco Central de Costa Rica."

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