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Piece mv100bs-ea01 (Obverse)
Piece mv100bs-ea01 (Reverse)
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Characteristics from Design E, Type A
  • Identification Code: mv100bs-ea
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim without beading. In the center, over the field, within a concentric circle, bust of Dr. José María Vargas by Martín Tovar y Tovar. Surrounding the field, the legend "BICENTENARIO DEL NACIMIENTO DE JOSE MARIA VARGAS" on top and "1786-1986" in the bottom.
  • Reverse: Circular rim without beading. In the center, over the field,within a concentric circle, front of the old Universidad de Caracas. Surrounding the field, the legend "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela» on the top; the face value "100 BOLIVARES" the metallic millesimal fineness "LEY 900" and the weight "31,10 gms" on the bottom.
  • Conmemotative motive: 200 years of the birth of José María Vargas
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Silver)
  • Weight: 31.1 Grams
  • Module: 35 mm
  • Thickness: 3.6 mm
  • Identification Code: mv100bs-ea01
  • Date: 1986
  • Mintage: 499,500.
  • Minter: Royal Mint London, England
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y60
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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