comply their role as currency, value deposit, and account units. The current
denomination structure consists of seven coins: 500, 100, 50, 25, and 5 colones. When placed in a vertical position one above the
other, they make up a cone-like geometrical figure, as a result of the
proportional difference in their diameter.
feature in coins constituting Costa
Rica’s currency is theShield of the Republic appearing in their
obverse, while their face value stands out, along with other details, in