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Piece mv0.5r-aa01 : Coin of 1/2 Real (Medio) : Date 1858 : Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece mv0.5r-aa01 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Reverse

Piece mv0.5r-aa01 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv0.5r-aa
  • General: Circular shape with continous oblique grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, bust of Liberty facing left with 7 stars above. In the exergue, an anchor, the year, the mintmark "A" and "BARRE".
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, body of the Coat of Arms. Surrounding the field, the legend "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela», the face value "1 1/2 RL." and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 835" "1,15 Gs.".
  • Curiosity: The face value of the coin was incorrectly expressed to 1 1/2 Reales, instead of 1/2.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Silver)
  • Weight: 1.15 Grams
  • Module: 16 mm

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: mv0.5r-aa01
  • Date: 1858
  • Mintage: 40,270.
  • Minter: Paris Mint

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y8
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 2001-2014 (8th edition - 2014)

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