Museo de Numismatica - San Jose, Costa Rica
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 09° 56.010 W 084° 04.600
16P E 820580 N 1099471
Quick Description: This Museum is one of three at this site in downtown San Jose.
Location: Costa Rica
Date Posted: 8/29/2013 7:00:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMHZ1P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
This Museum displays coins and paper currency from the area from pre-Columbian days to the present.
An old printing press is also on display.
Wikipedia's article on the accompanying Museum of Gold (visit link) has this paragraph about this Museum:

"The Museo Numismático (National Coin Museum) is also located in the same building on the ground level and features displays dating back to 1236, including coins, banknotes and unofficial items such as coffee tokens. The "Casa de Moneda" is also located on the ground level with information on the history of minting in Costa Rica and displays illustrating its development."
Name: Museo de Numismatica

Location/Address:
Plaza de la Cultura
Central Avenue and 2nd Ave.
San Jose, Costa Rica


Web Site: [Web Link]

Type/Specialty: Numismatics

Theater: No

Hours of operation: Daily 9:15a.m. – 5:00p.m.

Admission Fee: 5500

Gift Shop: no

Cafe/Restaurant: no

Telephone Number: Not listed

Agency/Ownership: Not listed

Educational programs: Not listed

Other Features: Not listed

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