Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Piece mv100bs-aa04 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Felipe Zhou
Piece mv100bs-aa04 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Felipe Zhou
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Characteristics from Design A, Type A
  • Identification Code: mv100bs-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 "INDEPENDENcia", "LIBERTAD", "5 DE JULIO 1811", "28 DE MARZO 1864" and "DIOS Y FEDon". Surrounding the field, the legend "ESTADOS UNIDOS DE VENEZUELA" «United States of Venezuela», the weight "GR. 32,2580", the year and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 900".
  • Common name: This coin was commonly known as "Pachano".
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Gold)
  • Weight: 32.258 Grams
  • Identification Code: mv100bs-aa04
  • Date: 1889
  • Mintage: 23,189.
  • Minter: Caracas Mint
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y34
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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