Costa Rica 1970 25 colones

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This coin was minted by Italcambio for Costa Rica in 1970. It was part of a proof set containing the two, five, ten, twenty and twenty-five colones, all in silver. There was another set issued that year, containing the fifty, hundred, two hundred, five hundred and thousand colones, all in gold. This denomination honors that universally admired figure, Mom.

Recorded mintage: 6,800.

Specification: 53.9 g, .999 fine silver, 1.731 troy oz ASW, 60 mm diameter, designed by José Joaquin Trejos Fernandez and José Figueres Ferrer.

Catalog reference: KM 194.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • 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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