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Piece mv10r-aa01 : Coin of 10 Reales : Date 1863 : Venezuela

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Piece mv10r-aa01 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Stacks


Piece mv10r-aa01 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Stacks

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv10r-aa
  • General: Circular shape with continous oblique grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, bust of General José Antonio Páez looking at left. Surrounding the field, the legend "CIUDADANO" on the left and "ESCLARECIDO" on the right. Below the effigy, a bee, "BARRE" and an anchor.
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, within a laurel wreath linked from the bottom the face value "10" / "REALES" and the year. Surrounding the field, the legend "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». In the exergue the mintmark "A" from París.
  • Circulation note: This coins never circulated, and most of them was melted. Some coins survived from this melting. The approximated amount of survived pieces are about 200 coins.
  • Composition: Ley 800 (80% silver)
  • Weight: 25 Grams
  • Module: 37 mm


  • Identification Code: mv10r-aa01
  • Date: 1863
  • Mintage: 300,000.
  • Minter: Paris Mint

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): YA11
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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