Banco Central de Costa Rica


Security Features


You may check the new banknotes with this simple procedure:


Touch - The elements in relief in the character’s face and in the caption of the denomination.


See - Against the light the character’s face and the see-through register.


Turn around -  The banknote and see how the map of Costa Rica changes from purple to green, and the figures in the security thread are floating (10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 denominations),or that the tread color changes (2,000 and 5,000 denominations.)


The following video of the new series of banknotes may help you better understand this system and distinguish its security features.






To see the information on each security feature, place the pointer on the image.





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