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Coins from Venezuela : 1/2 Bolívar (Real) - Design A, Type A : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Piece mv0.5bs-aa06 (Obverse)
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Piece mv0.5bs-aa06 (Reverse)
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  • Identification Code: mv0.5bs-aa
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, bust of Simon Bolivar facing left (from the viewer's perspective), with "BARRE" below (from the original engraver), surrounded by the legends "Bolívar" at left and "LIBERTADOR" at right.
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, Coat of Arms with a wild horse running toward the right looking at left (from the viewer's perspective) with the motto "19 DE ABRIL 1810", "5 DE JULIO 1811" and "LIBERTAD". Surrounding the field, the country name "ESTADOS UNIDOS DE VENEZUELA" (United States of Venezuela), the weight "GR. 2.500", the year and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 835".
  • Composition: Ley 835 (83.5% Silver)
  • Weight: 2.5 Grams
  • Module: 18 mm

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SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage Note
Y21mv0.5bs-aa011879200,000Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa021886300,000High second 8.Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa02v21886(Inc. above)Low second 8.Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa031887310,000Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa041888230,000Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa05188980,000Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa061893500,000Detail x
N/Lmv0.5bs-aa06v21893(Inc. above)In the date: "8" and "9" apartDetail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa071900600,000Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa07v21900-No mintmark.Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa091901600,000Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa101903200,000Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa111911300,000Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa1219121,920,000Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa131919400,000Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa141921600,000Normal date.Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa14v21921(Inc. above)Narrow date.Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa14v31921(Inc. above)Wide date.Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa151924800,000Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa161929400,000Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa1719351,000,000Detail x
Y21mv0.5bs-aa181936600,000Detail x


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