|Banknotes - Currency|
Archives International Auctions / AIA Sale 56 - U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Coins, Scripophily and Security Printing Ephemera - 21/11/2019 / Coins & Paper Money / Paper Money - World Currency / Lot 217
Banco Central De Costa Rica, 1987 Archival Large Margin Production Specimen/Proof with Progress Proo - San Jose, Costa, Rica. Dated on specimen 1987 ( issued 1988), 100 Colones, Ser.F, P-254s Unlisted as single impression large margin specimen. Jimenez O on left, S/N "F000000000", large margins with guide lines and holes for guiding plates for accurate printing registration. The format is very uncommon of single impression Large Die Specimens printed on both sides, usually this was reserved for proofs printed uniface only. The face has notation on bottom "Spoil - Numbering Light". Color bars on bottom as well as engraved notes directly into the plate with dates. Also included is a progress proof of the back and front undertints. Rare Archival production department specimen pair. ABNC.