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Obverse
Piece mpc1r-ba02 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mpc1r-ba02: Design B, Type A. Date 1818 BS
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Reverse
Piece mpc1r-ba02 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mpc1r-ba02: Design B, Type A. Date 1818 BS
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: mpc1r-ba
  • General: Circular shape.
  • Obverse: Dentacles beading with no rim. 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 "1", in the second row appers "PLV", "SVL" and "TRA"; in the third row appears "B.", year and "S." (B.S. means the engraver Bartolomé Salinas). In the bottom appears "CARACAS" and below some wavelines which represents the sea.
  • 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 "F" and "7", meaning Ferdinand VII. In the top and bottom of the cross appears "1".
  • Circulation: This was a royalist coinage.
  • Composition: Silver
  • Weight: 2.45 - 3.25 Grams
  • Module: 19 - 20 mm.
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Issues
SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage
Note
C5.1mpc1r-ba01 Entry with photo1817 BS6500
Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse. Large "B".
Waves #1
Castle #1
Arches #1
Number #1
Letter #1
C5.2mpc1r-ba01v2 Entry with photo1817 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse. Small "B". Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed
Waves #1
Castle #1
Arches #1
Number #1
Letter #1
C5.1mpc1r-ba02 Entry with photo1818 BS13,787
Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr.
Waves #2
Castle #1
Arches #1
Number #1
Letter #1
C5.2mpc1r-ba03 Entry without photo1820 BS10,729
Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr. Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #3
Castle #2
Arches #2
Number #2
Letter #2
N/Lmpc1r-ba03v2 Entry with photo1820 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr. Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #3
Castle #2
Arches #3
Number #2
Letter #2
C5.2mpc1r-ba04 Entry with photo1821 BS8000
Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: Inverted "B". Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #4
Castle #1
Arches #3
Number #2
Letter #2
Legend
Piece information
No change
Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)
  • Unconfirmed: Referenced piece that it's not confirmed the existence.
  • Added recently: Piece added since 31 December, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 31 December, 2024
  • Unverified: Piece that should exists but no verified piece is known.
  • In revision: Catalogued piece that is under revision.

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N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Coin (SCWC)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
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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