Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Page code mpc0.125r-aa02v2
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Piece mpc0.125r-aa02v2 (Obverse)
Piece mpc0.125r-aa02v2 (Reverse)
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Characteristics from Design A, Type A
  • Identification Code: mpc0.125r-aa
  • General: Circular shape with plain edge.
  • Obverse: Dentacles beading with no rim. In the center, inside a laurel wreath, a lion holding a dotted or solid oval, with a cross within, which represents the Caracas Arms. In the top, a five points Royal Crowns. Around the perimeter, the legends "CARACAS", "AÑO DE" and the year in the bottom.
  • Reverse: Dentacles beading with no rim. In the top, interlaced trigram with the letters "VNZ" which represents Venezuela. On the top, the ammount "1/8" with each side a laurel wreath ended in the middle of the field.
  • Circulation: This was a royalist coinage.
  • Note: Due to the poor quality of coin minting for that time, the coins classified here contains design variations but mantain the same elements.
  • Composition: Copper
  • Weight: 1.22 Grams
  • Module: 18 - 20 mm.
  • Identification Code: mpc0.125r-aa02v2
  • Date: 1804
  • Mintage: (Inc. above).
  • Minter: Royal Mint Caracas
  • Note: Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr

    Crown #1
    Oval #1
    Cross #1
    Lion #1
    Branch #3
    Branch #3
Identification in other catalogs
NOTE: The piece identification from the Standard Catalog of World Coin (SCWC) used in this website is updated to: 1801-1900 (7th edition - 2013), 1901-2000 (40th edition - 2013) and 2001-2019 (13th edition - 2019)
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