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Information about Venezuela and the Monetary Unit Bolívar
These coins is from the time period since the separation of Venezuela from the Greater Colombia in 1830.
Monetary Unit Name
Bolívar of Silver (1879-1918)
Bolívar of Gold (1918-1974)
Bolívar (1974-2007)
Monetary System
100 Céntimos = 1 Bolívar
Time Period
From 1879 through December 31st 2007, which has been replaced by "Bolívar Fuerte".
Monetary equivalence
5 Céntimos = 1 Centavo (Venezolano)
1 Bolívar = 20 Centavo (Venezolano)
5 Bolívares = 1 Venezolano
1000 Bolívares = 1 Bolívar Fuerte
5 Céntimos (Bolívar)
Piece mv5cts-bb02 (Reverse)
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Coins of 5 Céntimos (Bolívar)
10 Céntimos (Bolívar)
Piece mv10cts-aa01 (Obverse)
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12 1/2 Céntimos (Bolívar)
Piece mv12.5cts-aa05 (Reverse)
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Coins of 12 1/2 Céntimos (Bolívar)
25 Céntimos (Bolívar)
Piece mv25cts-ab01 (Reverse)
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Coins of 25 Céntimos (Bolívar)
50 Céntimos (Bolívar)
Piece mv50cts-bb02 (Reverse)
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Coins of 50 Céntimos (Bolívar)
1/5 Bolívar
Piece mv0.2bs-aa01 (Reverse)
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1/4 Bolívar
Piece mv0.25bs-aa05 (Reverse)
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Coins of 1/4 Bolívar
  • Design A, Type A

    1894, 1900, 1901, 1903, 1911, 1912, 1919, 1921, 1924, 1929, 1935, 1936, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1948

1/2 Bolívar
Piece mv0.5bs-aa11 (Obverse)
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Coins of 1/2 Bolívar
1 Bolívar
Piece mv1bs-aa18 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv1bs-aa18
Coins of 1 Bolívar
2 Bolívares
Piece mv2bs-ca01 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv2bs-ca01
Coins of 2 Bolívares
5 Bolívares
Piece mv5bs-aa02v2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv5bs-aa02v2
Coins of 5 Bolívares
10 Bolívares
Piece mv10bs-aa01 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv10bs-aa01
Coins of 10 Bolívares
20 Bolívares
Piece mv20bs-aa11v2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv20bs-aa11v2
Coins of 20 Bolívares
25 Bolívares
Piece mv25bs-aa01p (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv25bs-aa01p
50 Bolívares
Piece mv50bs-ea01 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv50bs-ea01
Coins of 50 Bolívares
75 Bolívares
Piece mv75bs-aa01 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv75bs-aa01
100 Bolívares
Piece mv100bs-ea01p (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv100bs-ea01p
500 Bolívares
Piece mv500bs-gb01 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv500bs-gb01
Coins of 500 Bolívares
1000 Bolívares
Piece mv1000bs-aa01v2 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv1000bs-aa01v2
1100 Bolívares
Piece mv1100bs-aa01p (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv1100bs-aa01p
1300 Bolívares
Piece mv1300bs-aa01,t (Obverse)
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3000 Bolívares
Piece mv3000bs-aa01p (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv3000bs-aa01p
Coins of 3000 Bolívares
5000 Bolívares
Piece mv5000bs-da01p (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv5000bs-da01p
Coins of 5000 Bolívares
6000 Bolívares
Piece mv6000bs-aa01 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv6000bs-aa01
10,000 Bolívares
Piece mv10000bs-aa01p (Reverse)
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20,000 Bolívares
Piece mv20000bs-aa01 (Reverse)
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25,000 Bolívares
Piece mv25000bs-aa01 (Reverse)
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