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Coins from the Province of Caracas : 0.25 Real : 1821 : Design A, Type A

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Obverse

Piece mpc0.25r-aa09v14 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mpc0.25r-aa09v14. Photograph credits: Numisur

Reverse

Piece mpc0.25r-aa09v14 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mpc0.25r-aa09v14. Photograph credits: Numisur

Characteristics

  • Date: 1821
  • 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-aa091821650,000Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr.
Obverse: Crown type 31, Oval type 2, Cross type 6, Lion type 6, Branch type 24.
Reverse: Branch type 11
Detail x
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa09v21821(Inc. above)Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr. "AÑO"
Obverse: Crown type 21, Oval type 2, Cross type 6, Lion type 6, Branch type 24.
Reverse: Branch type 7
Detail x
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa09v31821(Inc. above)Variety "c" according to Thomas Stohr. "1/4" without "/" on the reverse.
Obverse: Crown type 21, Oval type 2, Cross type 6, Lion type 6, Branch type 24.
Reverse: Branch type 11
Detail x
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa09v41821(Inc. above)Variety "d" according to Thomas Stohr.
Obverse: Crown type 32, Oval type 2, Cross type 6, Lion type 6, Branch type 25.
Reverse: Branch type 12
Detail x
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa09v51821(Inc. above)Variety "e" according to Thomas Stohr.
Obverse: Crown type 23, Oval type 2, Cross type 6, Lion type 6, Branch type 26.
Reverse: Branch type 12
Detail x
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa09v61821(Inc. above)Variety "f" according to Thomas Stohr. "1/4" without "/" and inverted "1" on the reverse.
Obverse: Crown type 33, Oval type 2, Cross type 6, Lion type 7, Branch type 27.
Reverse: Branch type 7
Detail x
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa09v71821(Inc. above)Variety "g" according to Thomas Stohr. dot "18.21" and inverted "1" on the obverse.
Obverse: Crown type 33, Oval type 2, Cross type 6, Lion type 7, Branch type 27.
Reverse: Branch type 7
Detail x
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa09v81821(Inc. above)Variety "h" according to Thomas Stohr. dot "1821" and inverted "1" on the obverse.
Obverse: Crown type 33, Oval type 3, Cross type 5, Lion type 7, Branch type 27.
Reverse: Branch type 7
Detail x
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa09v91821(Inc. above)Variety "i" according to Thomas Stohr. dot "1821" and inverted "1" on the reverse.
Obverse: Crown type 32, Oval type 2, Cross type 6, Lion type 7, Branch type 28.
Reverse: Branch type 7
Detail x
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa09v101821(Inc. above)Variety "j" according to Thomas Stohr.
Obverse: Crown type 34, Oval type 2, Cross type 6, Lion type 6, Branch type 20.
Reverse: Branch type 7
Detail x
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa09v111821(Inc. above)Variety "k" according to Thomas Stohr.
Obverse: Crown type 31, Oval type 2, Cross type 6, Lion type 5, Branch type 24.
Reverse: Branch type 12
Detail x
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa09v121821(Inc. above)
Obverse: Crown type 33, Oval type 3, Cross type 5, Lion type 7, Branch type 25.
Reverse: Branch type 12
Detail x
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa09v131821(Inc. above)
Obverse: Crown type 31, Oval type 3, Cross type 5, Lion type 2, Branch type 24.
Reverse: Branch type 11
Detail x
N/Lmpc0.25r-aa09v141821(Inc. above)
Obverse: Crown type 31, Oval type 3, Cross type 5, Lion type 7, Branch type 24.
Reverse: Branch type 7. "1/4" without "/".
Detail x

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