Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece mv0.5bs-ba03 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv0.5bs-ba03: Design B, Type A. Date 1946
Photograph credits: Numisfila
Reverse
Piece mv0.5bs-ba03 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv0.5bs-ba03: Design B, Type A. Date 1946
Photograph credits: Numisfila
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: mv0.5bs-ba
  • 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", "INDEPENDENCIA", "20 DE FEBRERO 1859" and "FEDERACION". 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".
  • Design variations in the reverse: From Design A, Type A, changes of the motto in the Coat of Arms.
  • Composition: Ley 835 (83.5% Silver)
  • Weight: 2.5 Grams
  • Module: 18 mm
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Issues
SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage
Note
Y21amv0.5bs-ba01
(Formelly as mv0.5bs-ab01) Entry with photo
1944500,000
Accent in Bolívar.
Y21amv0.5bs-ba01v2
(Formelly as mv0.5bs-ab01v2) Entry without photo (C)
1944(Inc. above)
No accent in Bolívar.
Y21amv0.5bs-ba02
(Formelly as mv0.5bs-ab02) Entry with photo
19454,000,000
Y21amv0.5bs-ba03
(Formelly as mv0.5bs-ab03) Entry with photo
19462,500,000
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 March, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 31 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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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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