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Piece mv10000bs-aa01p : Coin of 10,000 Bolívares : Date 1987 : Venezuela

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Piece mv10000bs-aa01p (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries


Piece mv10000bs-aa01p (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv10000bs-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 right (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 the motto "19 DE ABRIL DE 1810", "20 DE FEBRERO DE 1859", "INDEPENDENCIA", "FEDERACION" and "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». Surrounding the field, the legend "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela», the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 900", the weight "31,10 GRS", the face value "10000 BOLIVARES" and the year.
  • Conmemotative motive: Tribute to Simón Bolívar.
  • Circulation: Conmemorative coin with no legal tender.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% gold, 10% silver)
  • Weight: 31.1 Grams
  • Module: 35 mm
  • Thickness: 2.25 mm


  • Identification Code: mv10000bs-aa01p
  • Date: 1987
  • Mintage: 50,000.
  • Minter: Royal Canadian Mint

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y61
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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