Convert 1 Costa Rican Colon (CRC) to US Dollar (USD)
Exchange rates used for currency conversion updated on 19th May 2019 ( 19/05/2019 )
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The official currency of Costa Rica is the CRC, called the colon, symbolized by the "₡ " sign, and issued in coin denominations of ₡5, ₡10, ₡25, ₡50, ₡100 and ₡500 and banknotes in denominations of ₡1000, ₡2000, ₡5000, ₡10,000, ₡20,000, ₡50,000. The current currency was issued in 2010 and replaced all prior versions. The colónes is subdivided into a fractional currency unit but that unit is not in circulation.
The colones has nicknames in common transactions: One canas is one colones and used for colones transactions under ₡100, "teja" is ₡100 therefore 5 tejas is ₡500, the ₡ 500 bill is called the morado, the ₡ 1000 bill is the "un rojo", the ₡ 5000 bill is the "tucan", and the ₡ 10000 bill is the Ema Gamboa.
About US Dollar (USD)
The privately owned and government sanctioned United States Federal Reserve Bank manages the monetary policy for the United States dollar (USD). The USD is the the worlds most widely held reserve currency and the most traded currency in world currency trading markets. The USD is official currency in 14 countries and the unofficial or de facto currency in 37 others. The US dollar is the second largest currency in circulation having been surpassed by the euro. The USD is a floating fiat currency.