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Piece mv0.5bs-aa14 : Coin of 1/2 Bolívar (Real) : Date 1921 : Venezuela

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Piece mv0.5bs-aa14 (Reverse)

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • 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

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: mv0.5bs-aa14
  • Date: 1921
  • Mintage: 600,000.
  • Minter: Philadelphia Mint
  • Note: Normal date.

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y21
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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