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Piece mv10cts-aa01 : Coin of 10 Céntimos (Bolívar) (Locha mocha) : Date 1971 : Venezuela

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Piece mv10cts-aa01 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: chicko_comerciante


Piece mv10cts-aa01 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: chicko_comerciante

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv10cts-aa
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dot beading. In the center, over the field, the face value "10" / "CENTIMOS" within two laurel wreaths of 12 leaves and 18 berries, both linked from the bottom.
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dot beading. In the center, over the field, body of the Coat of Arms with a horse stand up toward the right looking at left (from the viewer's perspective). Above, seven stars (the fourth one being the center and bigger), that represents the seven provinces that signed the Venezuelan Declaration of Independence. Surrounding the field, the country name "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». In the exergue, the year.
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • Weight: 4 Grams
  • Module: 21 mm


  • Identification Code: mv10cts-aa01
  • Date: 1971
  • Mintage: 60,000,000.
  • Minter: Royal Mint Montreal, Canada

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): YA40
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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