Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Cheng's Numismatic .
Page code mpc0.25r-aa04@
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Obverse
Piece mpc0.25r-aa04v6 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mpc0.25r-aa04v6: Design A, Type A. Date 1813. Variety #6
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Reverse
Piece mpc0.25r-aa04v6 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mpc0.25r-aa04v6: Design A, Type A. Date 1813. Variety #6
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Characteristics
  • Date: 1813
  • 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 "1/4" 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.
Issues
SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage
Note
C2mpc0.25r-aa04 Entry with photo181310,000
Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr

Crown #5
Oval #1
Cross #2
Lion #2
Branch #5
Branch #7
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa04v2 Entry without photo1813(Inc. above)
Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr

Crown #5
Oval #1
Cross #4
Lion #2
Branch #5
Branch #9
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa04v3 Entry without photo1813(Inc. above)
Variety "c" according to Thomas Stohr

Crown #5
Oval #1
Cross #2
Lion #2
Branch #5
Branch #7
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa04v4 Entry without photo1813(Inc. above)
Variety "d" according to Thomas Stohr

Crown #5
Oval #1
Cross #4
Lion #2
Branch #5
Branch #7
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa04v5 Entry without photo1813(Inc. above)
Variety "e" according to Thomas Stohr

Crown #5
Oval #5
Cross #3
Lion #2
Branch #12
Branch #7
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa04v6 Entry with photo1813(Inc. above)

Crown #5
Oval #4
Cross #4
Lion #2
Branch #7
Branch #9
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa04v7 Entry with photo1813(Inc. above)

Crown #5
Oval #5
Cross #3
Lion #7
Branch #7
Branch #9
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa04v8 Entry with photo1813(Inc. above)

Crown #5
Oval #5
Cross #3
Lion #7
Branch #7
Branch #7
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa04v9 Entry with photo1813(Inc. above)

Crown #5
Oval #1
Cross #3
Lion #2
Branch #8
Branch #7
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