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Obverse
Piece mpc2r-ba05v4 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mpc2r-ba05v4: Design B, Type A. Date 1821 BS. Variety #4
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Reverse
Piece mpc2r-ba05v4 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mpc2r-ba05v4: Design B, Type A. Date 1821 BS. Variety #4
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: mpc2r-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 "2", 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 "2".
  • Common name: Morillera
  • Circulation: This was a royalist coinage.
  • Composition: Silver
  • Weight: 4.3 - 5.3 Grams
  • Module: 23 mm
  • Thickness: 25 mm
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Issues
SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage
Note
C6.1mpc2r-ba01 Entry with photo1817 BS76,000
Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA". "B" and "S" large without dot.
Waves #1
Castle #1
Lion #1
Arches #1
C6.2mpc2r-ba01v2 Entry without photo1817 BS(Inc. above)
Lion/Castle transposed
N/Lmpc2r-ba01v3 Entry without photo1817 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: "B" and "S" small without dot.
Waves #2
Castle #1
Lion #1
Arches #1
N/Lmpc2r-ba01v4 Entry with photo1817 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "c" according to Thomas Stohr.
Waves #3
Castle #1
Lion #1
Arches #1
N/Lmpc2r-ba01v5 Entry with photo1817 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "d" according to Thomas Stohr. Reverse: "7" with ordinal "o".
Waves #3
Castle #1
Lion #1
Arches #1
N/Lmpc2r-ba01v6 Entry without photo1817 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "e" according to Thomas Stohr.
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #1
Arches #1
N/Lmpc2r-ba01v7 Entry without photo1817 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "f" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA" and "7" over column.
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #2
Arches #1
C6.1mpc2r-ba02 Entry with photo1818 BS777,000
Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA". Large date.
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #2
Arches #2
C6.2mpc2r-ba02v2 Entry with photo1818 BS(Inc. above)
Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA". Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed
Waves #4
Castle #2
Lion #3
Arches #5
N/Lmpc2r-ba02v3 Entry without photo1818 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA". Medium date.
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #2
Arches #2
N/Lmpc2r-ba02v4 Entry without photo1818 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "c" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "TRA". Large date.
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #2
Arches #3
N/Lmpc2r-ba02v5 Entry without photo1818 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "d" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA". Medium date.
Waves #3
Castle #1
Lion #2
Arches #3
N/Lmpc2r-ba02v6 Entry with photo1818 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "e" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "TRA". "S.B" instead of "B.S.".
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #2
Arches #2
N/Lmpc2r-ba02v7 Entry with photo1818 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "f" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA".
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #2
Arches #4
N/Lmpc2r-ba02v8 Entry without photo1818 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "g" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA". "S.B" instead of "B.S."
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #2
Arches #4
N/Lmpc2r-ba02v9 Entry with photo1818 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "h" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA".
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #3
Arches #2
N/Lmpc2r-ba02v10 Entry without photo1818 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "i" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "TRA". "S.B" instead of "B.S."
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #3
Arches #2
N/Lmpc2r-ba02v11 Entry without photo1818 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "j" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA". Large "7".
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #4
Arches #3
C6.1mpc2r-ba03 Entry with photo1819 BS1,450,000
Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA".
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #2
Arches #2
N/Lmpc2r-ba03v2 Entry with photo1819 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA". "9" over "8".
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #2
Arches #2
N/Lmpc2r-ba03v3 Entry without photo1819 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "c" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA". "B S" without dot.
Waves #4
Castle #1
Lion #2
Arches #2
N/Lmpc2r-ba03v4 Entry without photo1819 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "d" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA".
Waves #4
Castle #2
Lion #3
Arches #5
N/Lmpc2r-ba03v5 Entry with photo1819 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "e" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA".
Waves #4
Castle #2
Lion #3
Arches #2
C6.1mpc2r-ba04 Entry with photo1820 BS755,000
Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr.
Waves #5
Castle #1
Lion #4
Arches #2
C6.2mpc2r-ba04v2 Entry with photo1820 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "c" according to Thomas Stohr. Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #5
Castle #1
Lion #3
Arches #5
N/Lmpc2r-ba04v3 Entry with photo1820 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: "0" over the column.
Waves #5
Castle #1
Lion #4
Arches #2
N/Lmpc2r-ba04v4 Entry without photo1820 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "d" according to Thomas Stohr. Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #6
Castle #2
Lion #3
Arches #5
N/Lmpc2r-ba04v5 Entry without photo1820 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "e" according to Thomas Stohr. Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #7
Castle #2
Lion #3
Arches #5
N/Lmpc2r-ba04v6 Entry with photo1820 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "f" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: Inverted "1". Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #7
Castle #2
Lion #3
Arches #5
N/Lmpc2r-ba04v7 Entry with photo1820 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "g" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: ".S" instead of "S.". Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #7
Castle #2
Lion #3
Arches #5
C6.1mpc2r-ba05 Entry with photo1821 BS110,000
Variety "e" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: Inverted "1".
Waves #7
Castle #2
Lion #3
Arches #2
C6.2mpc2r-ba05v2 Entry with photo1821 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "d" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: without "A" in "PLV-SVL-TRA". Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #7
Castle #2
Lion #3
Arches #5
N/Lmpc2r-ba05v3 Entry with photo1821 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: "CARCAS" instead of "CARACAS". Inverted "1". Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #7
Castle #2
Lion #3
Arches #5
N/Lmpc2r-ba05v4 Entry with photo1821 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "c" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: Small "s" in "CARACAS". Inverted "1". Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #7
Castle #2
Lion #3
Arches #5
N/Lmpc2r-ba05v5 Entry with photo1821 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: Inverted "1". Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #7
Castle #2
Lion #3
Arches #5
Legend
Piece information
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Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)
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  • Added recently: Piece added since 21 March, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 21 March, 2024
  • Unverified: Piece that should exists but no verified piece is known.
  • In revision: Catalogued piece that is under revision.

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