Manufacturers of bills and coins
In conformity with the Regulations for the acquisition of currency of the Central Bank of Costa Rica, the institution has a pre-qualification model for manufacturers of bills and coins, based on the technical competences and experience of each company, for selecting those companies that are qualified, trustworthy and reliable to manufacture national currency.
Based on the latest market surveys carried out by the BCCR, the following are the pre-qualified companies:
|The Royal Mint Limited
|Mennica Polska S.A.
|Mint of Finland Ltd.
|The Royal Canadian Mint
|Monnaie de Paris
|Oberthur Fiduciaire S.A.S.
|Giesecke + Drevient Currency Technology GmbH
|De La Rue International Limited
|Orell Füssli Security Printing Ltd.
|Canadian Banknote Company Ltd.
Cost per unit of bills and coins
Details on the cost per unit in colones, of the last contract for manufacturing coins and bills:
|Cost per unit in colones (last contract)*