Costa Rican colon

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Noun1.Costa Rican colon - the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos
centimo - a fractional monetary unit of Venezuela and Costa Rica and Equatorial Guinea and Paraguay and Spain
Costa Rican monetary unit - monetary unit in Costa Rica
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Most of you may find this a difficult and confounding exercise, and the variation in rates can cause a lot of heartburn, especially for more exotic currencies like the Costa Rican colon.
The Post Office has also revealed its fastest-growing currencies, with sales of Peru's nuevo sol and the Costa Rican colon up 27% and 46% year-on-year respectively, boosted by new direct long-haul flights from the UK.