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Piece mpc0.25r-da01v5 : Coin of 1/4 Real (Cuartillo) : Date 1829 : Province of Caracas

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Piece mpc0.25r-da01v5 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC


Piece mpc0.25r-da01v5 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC

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Characteristics from Design D, Type A

  • Identification Code: mpc0.25r-da
  • General: Circular shape.
  • Obverse: Cord beading. In the center, the abundance corn of Colombia Arms and below the year.
  • Reverse: Cord beading. Olive wreath. In the center, "C." (from Caracas), "1/4" and "S." (from Santiago Ochoa).
  • 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.


  • Identification Code: mpc0.25r-da01v5
  • Date: 1829
  • Mintage: (Inc. above).
  • Minter: Royal Mint Caracas
  • Note: Variety "e" according to Thomas Stohr
    Obverse: Long branch. Berries around the cornuscopia: 6 at left, 6 above and 7 at right
    Reverse: 15 pair of leaves; without dot after "S"

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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