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Obverse
Piece mv100bs-ba01 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Reverse
Piece mv100bs-ba01 (Reverse)
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Characteristics from Design B, Type A
  • Identification Code: mv100bs-ba
  • General: Circular shape. Plain edge with the leyend "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA 22 GRS. LEY 900".
  • Obverse: Circular rim without beading. In the center, over the field, effigy of the Libertator Simón Bolívar from AITA, with the legend "SIMON BOLÍVAR" above, "1830-1980" on both sides and "AITA" below.
  • Reverse: Circular rim without beading. In the center, over the field, mausuleum of the Libertator Simón Bolívar located in the National Pantheon in Caracas. On the top, the legend "REPÚBLICA DE VENEZUELA" and on the bottom "1980" and "100 BOLÍVARES".
  • Conmemotative motive: 150 years of the death of the Libertator Simón Bolívar.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Silver)
  • Weight: 22 Grams
  • Module: 40 mm
  • Thickness: 2.24 mm
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: mv100bs-ba01
  • Date: 1980
  • Mintage: 499,800.
  • Minter: Royal Mint London, England
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y56
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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