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Coins in Bolívares : National Leprosarium : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Information about National Leprosarium and the Monetary Unit Bolívar

Monetary Unit Name

Bolívar of Silver (1879-1918)
Bolívar of Gold (1918-1974)
Bolívar (1974-2007)

Monetary System

100 Céntimos = 1 Bolívar

Time Period

From 1879 through December 31st 2007, which has been replaced by "Bolívar Fuerte".


This coins was used in the National Leprosarium begining the XX century.

Monetary equivalence

5 Céntimos = 1 Centavo (Venezolano)
1 Bolívar = 20 Centavo (Venezolano)
5 Bolívares = 1 Venezolano
1000 Bolívares = 1 Bolívar Fuerte


5 Céntimos (Bolívar)

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Coins of 5 Céntimos (Bolívar)

1/20 Bolívar

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Coins of 1/20 Bolívar

1/8 Bolívar

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Coins of 1/8 Bolívar

1/2 Bolívar

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Coins of 1/2 Bolívar

1 Bolívar

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Coins of 1 Bolívar

2 Bolívares

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Coins of 2 Bolívares

5 Bolívares

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Coins of 5 Bolívares

10 Bolívares

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Coins of 10 Bolívares

20 Bolívares

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Coins of 20 Bolívares

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