Costa Rica new 1,000- and 2,000-colon notes confirmed

1,000-colon (US$2.00), 2 de setiembre de 2009.
Red. Front: Braulio Carrillo Colina; coat of arms. Back: Dry forest landscape in Guanacaste; pitahaya cactus flowers; tree; white-tailed deer; scorpions. Simulated security thread. Watermark: None. Printer: (Oberthur Technologies). 125 x 67 mm. Polymer.

2,000-colon (US$3.95), 2 de setiembre de 2009.
Blue. Front: Books; Mauro Fernández Acuña; Colegio Superior de Señoritas building in San Jose; map. Back: Fish; coral reef; star fish; bull shark; turtles. Motion windowed security thread. Watermark: Mauro Fernández Acuña. Printer: (Oberthur Technologies). 132 x 67 mm.

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Courtesy of Jose Alvarado.