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Coins from the Province of Caracas : 1 Real - Design A, Type B : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece mpc1r-ab01 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mpc1r-ab01.

Reverse

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: mpc1r-ab
  • General: Irregular shape.
  • Obverse: Two pillars of Hercules with capitals on the top, both pillars are cut by three horizontal lines, providing three rows of legends in three parts. In the center of the first row appears the denomination value "1" with "L" at left and "M" at right; in the second row appers "PLV", "SVL" and "TRA"; in the third row appears "M", year and "L".
  • Reverse: Dentacles beading with no rim. Allegorical spanish arms created by Jerusalem potent cross, which lions and castles appear alternately inside each cuadrant. Each quadrant is closed by arcs. On the left and right of the cross, appears "L" and "M". In the top and bottom of the cross appears "1".
  • Note: These cob coins belongs to the "Modification" group

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Issues

SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage Note
C12mpc1r-ab01182 (1812)-Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr.
Very small shield, Pillars in lance (A1)
Obverse: Potent type 3, Lion type 1, Castle type 1, Arches type 1, Capitals type 1, Waves type 8, Adornments type 1
Detail x
N/Lmpc1r-ab01v2182 (1812)-Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr.
Small shield, Pillars in lance (B1)
Obverse: Potent type 3, Lion type 2, Castle type 2, Arches type 1, Capitals type 1, Waves type 8, Adornments type 1
Detail x
N/Lmpc1r-ab01v3182 (1812)-Variety "c" according to Thomas Stohr.
Small shield, Pillars in lance (B1)
Obverse: Potent type 6, Lion type 2, Castle type 2, Arches type 1, Capitals type 1, Waves type 8, Adornments type 1
Detail x
N/Lmpc1r-ab01v4182 (1812)-Variety "d" according to Thomas Stohr.
Small shield, Pillars in lance (B1)
Obverse: Potent type 2, Lion type 1, Castle type 1, Arches type 1, Capitals type 1, Waves type 8, Adornments type 1
Detail x

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XX.XXX.XXX ?
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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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