Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Information about coins of 1/2 Bolívar
Common name
This coin, was commonly known as "Real" due to the same value of a widely used coin in the colony and beginning of the country.
Equivalence in other monetary units
This denomination is equivalent in value to "10 Centavos" (from the predecessor monetary units "Venezolano" and "Peso Fuerte"), "1 Real" and "50 CENTIMOS" (from the sucessor monetary unit "Bolívar")
Predecessor pieces
The predecessor coins that had the same value were 10 Centavos (from the monetary unit Venezolano) and 1 Real (from the monetary unit Peso Fuerte)
Sucessor pieces
The successor coins that had the same value were 50 Céntimos from the monetary unit Bolívar.
Design A
Obverse
Piece mv0.5bs-aa18 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv0.5bs-aa18
Reverse
Piece mv0.5bs-aa18 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv0.5bs-aa18
Coins classified inside of Design A:
  • Design A, Type A

    1879, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1893, 1900, 1901, 1903, 1911, 1912, 1919, 1921, 1924, 1929, 1935, 1936

Design B
Obverse
Piece mv0.5bs-ba01 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv0.5bs-ba01
Reverse
Piece mv0.5bs-ba03 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv0.5bs-ba03
Coins classified inside of Design B:
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