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Coins from Venezuela : 1 Bolívar (Peseta) - Design A, Type A : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Piece mv1bs-aa03 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv1bs-aa03. Photograph credits: Dr. Luis Parra


Piece mv1bs-aa03 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv1bs-aa03. Photograph credits: Dr. Luis Parra


  • Identification Code: mv1bs-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 left (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, body of the Coat of Arms with a wild horse running toward the right looking at left (from the viewer's perspective), with the motto "19 DE ABRIL 1810", "5 DE JULIO 1811" and "LIBERTAD". Surrounding the field, the country name "ESTADOS UNIDOS DE VENEZUELA" (United States of Venezuela), the weight "GRAM, 5", the year and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 835".
  • Note about amount of pieces: There are inaccuracies in the amount of pieces with date 1886. One version says 600,000 pieces and the other 50,000.
  • Composition: Ley 835 (83.5% Silver)
  • Weight: 5 Grams
  • Module: 23 mm

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SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage Note
Y22mv1bs-aa011879375,000Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa021886-Rare.Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa02v21886600,000Wide date.Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa02v31886-Narrow date.Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa031887780,000Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa041888197,332Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa051889118,000Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa061893500,000Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa071900377,264Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa081901322,736Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa091903800,000Detail x
N/Lmv1bs-aa1019112,000,000"1" and "9" apartDetail x
N/Lmv1bs-aa10v21911(Inc. above)"1" near to "9"Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa111912820,000Wide date.Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa11v21912(Inc. above)Narrow date.Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa1219191,000,000Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa1319211,000,000Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa1419241,500,000Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa1519261,000,000Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa1619292,500,000Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa1719355,000,000Detail x
Y22mv1bs-aa1819364,000,000Detail x


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