Exchange Costa Rican colones to pounds

Compare the best Costa Rican colon buyback rates and exchange Costa Rican colones to pounds

Costa Rican colones
We found 7 companies who will buy 100,000 Costa Rican colones by post
You receive £148.42 Buyback rate 641.991 Estimated postage £7.35 Sell Now
Currency Online Group
You receive £147.89 Buyback rate 644.145 Estimated postage £7.35 Sell Now
Sterling
You receive £147.56 Buyback rate 645.523 Estimated postage £7.35 Sell Now
The Currency Club
You receive £146.76 Buyback rate 648.899 Estimated postage £7.35 Sell Now
Travel FX
You receive £141.20 Buyback rate 673.156 Estimated postage £7.35 Sell Now
ACE-FX
You receive £136.35 Buyback rate 695.906 Estimated postage £7.35 Sell Now
Manor FX
You receive £125.70 Buyback rate 751.571 Estimated postage £7.35 Sell Now
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Sell Costa Rican colones online

It's easy to sell your leftover Costa Rican colones online. Use our Costa Rican colon buyback comparisons to find the best deal, then follow the link to the buyer's website to place your order online and lock-in your buyback rate. You'll need to decide whether to post your Costa Rican colones to the buyer, or try searching for a store near you so you can exchange your Costa Rican colones in person.

Sell by post

Securely package your Costa Rican colones and post it to the buyer using Royal Mail Special Delivery which is fully tracked and insured. Once the buyer has received your package they'll pay you by bank transfer within one working day.

Sell in-store

Use our store finder to search for your nearest currency exchange, then simply take your Costa Rican colones to the store to sell over the counter. You'll save on postage fees, but availability varies by location and you'll have fewer deals to choose from compared to selling by post.

Costa Rican colon buyback rate history

Over the past 30 days, the Costa Rican colon buyback rate has risen 0.85% from 641.991 on 17 Mar to 647.448 today. This means Costa Rican colones can be exchanged for more pounds today compared to a month ago. Right now, ₡100000 is worth approximately £154.45 which is £1.31 more than you'd have got on 17 Mar.

These are the average Costa Rican colon buyback rates taken from our panel of UK travel money providers at the end of each day. You can explore this further on our Costa Rican colon to British pound currency chart.

Costa Rican colones to pounds Sterling

One Costa Rican colon (₡) can be subdivded into 100 centimos. There are six denominations of Costa Rican banknotes in circulation: ₡1000, ₡2000, ₡5000, ₡10000, ₡20000 and ₡50000; and five coin denominations: ₡10, ₡25, ₡50, ₡100 and ₡500.

The current series of Costa Rican colon banknotes in circulation is the 'F' series which was introduced by the Central Bank of Costa Rica in 2011. Each banknote features distinct designs that showcase the Costa Rica's rich biodiversity, cultural heritage, and notable figures. For instance, the ₡1000 note depicts the image of the national hero, Carmen Lyra, a renowned Costa Rican writer. The ₡5000 note showcases the Guayabo National Monument, an archaeological site and symbol of Costa Rica's indigenous heritage. The ₡10000 note features the image of the Costa Rican scientist, Clodomiro Picado, while the higher denominations display images of various animals found in Costa Rica including a hummingbird (₡20000) and a shark (₡50000).

Costa Rican colon banknote values
DenominationSterling equivalent
₡1000£1.56
₡2000£3.12
₡5000£7.79
₡10000£15.58
₡20000£31.15
₡50000£77.88
Costa Rican colon coin values
DenominationSterling equivalent
₡10£0.02
₡25£0.04
₡50£0.08
₡100£0.16
₡500£0.78