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Costa Rica's 5,000 Colones Note

Nominated by Lin Linbin, IBNS Member 11724

 
NoteCosta Rica B566 (PNL): 5,000 colones (US$8.55)
Predominant Colour(s)Yellow and tan
FrontSpanish text; map of Costa Rica in SPARK Orbital; Alfredo González Flores; Banco Internacional building
BackSpanish text; mangrove swamp; flowers; crab; monkey; caimans
WatermarkNone
Additional SecuritySimulated solid security thread
PrinterOberthur Fiduciairie
Size139 x 67 mm Polymer (Guardian)
Introduced00/12/2020
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book