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Piece mpc0.25r-ca01v2 : Coin of 1/4 Real (Cuartillo) : Date 1821 : Province of Caracas

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece mpc0.25r-ca01v2 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Reverse

Piece mpc0.25r-ca01v2 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

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Characteristics from Design C, Type A

  • Identification Code: mpc0.25r-ca
  • General: Circular shape.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dot beading. In the center, a sun with the number "19" inside.
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dot beading. In the first line the date. In the second lide "VENEZ" with an smaller "A" above "Z", and in last line the denomination value "1/4".
  • Common name: Cuartillo de plata
  • Circulation: Coinage under Gran Colombia.
  • Composition: Ley 833.33 (83.33% Silver)
  • Weight: 0.4 - 0.65 Grams
  • Module: 11.5 - 15 mm.

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: mpc0.25r-ca01v2
  • Date: 1821
  • Mintage: (Inc. above).
  • Minter: Royal Mint Caracas
  • Note: Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr.
    Obverse: 4 long swabs, 4 short swabs, 16 short rays, star between "1" and "9"

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Not listed
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 2001-2014 (8th edition - 2014)

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