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Coins from Venezuela : 1 Bolívar : 1965 : Design B, Type B

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece mv1bs-bb02 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv1bs-bb02. Photograph credits: Rodolfo Fuentes

Reverse

Piece mv1bs-bb02 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv1bs-bb02. Photograph credits: Rodolfo Fuentes

Characteristics

  • Date: 1965
  • 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 horse stand up toward the right looking at left (from the viewer's perspective), with the motto "19 DE ABRIL DE 1810", "INDEPENDENCIA", "20 DE FEBRERO DE 1859", "FEDERACION" and "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». Surrounding the field, the country name "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela», the denomination in words "UN BOLIVAR", the year, the weight "GRAM, 5" and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 835".
  • Design variations in the obverse: Similar design as Design B, Type A. with the addition of the lark and horn, which they represent the administration and engraver of the Paris Mint.

Issues

SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage Note
Y37amv1bs-bb02196520,000,000Detail x

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