Costa Rica 1912 10 centimos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This type, struck 1905 and 1910-14 at Philadelphia, is the only ten centimos issued between the introduction of the colon in 1897 and its first reform in 1917. It is common.

Recorded mintage: 270,000.

Specification: 2 g, .900 fine silver, .057 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 146.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Gurdian, Raul, Contribucion al Estudio de las Monedas de Costa Rica: 100 Años de Colon, 2a Ed., San José, Costa Rica, 1997.

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