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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece mv1bs-db01v2 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv1bs-db01v2. Photograph credits: Angel Beltrán

Reverse

Piece mv1bs-db01v2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv1bs-db01v2. Photograph credits: Angel Beltrán

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: mv1bs-db
  • 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, 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». In the exergue the year and the face value "1 BOLIVAR".
  • Variety details: The variety in 1989 was due different mintage as consecuences of the lacks of coins
  • Composition: Nickel clad steel (90% steel, 10% nickel)
  • Weight: 5 Grams
  • Module: 23 mm

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Issues

SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage Note
Y52a.2mv1bs-db011989370,000,000General: Matte surface./n/Obverse: Closed "V" in "Bolívar". Accent on "Bolívar"./n/Reverse: Large lettersDetail x
Y52a.1mv1bs-db01v21989600,000,000Obverse: Open "V" in "Bolívar". No accent on "Bolívar". Proof-like surface./n/Reverse: Small letters.Detail x
N/Lmv1bs-db01v31989Included in variety 2Obverse: Open "V" in "Bolívar". Accent on "Bolívar". Proof-like surface./n/Reverse: Small letters.Detail x
N/Lmv1bs-db01v41989Included in variety 2Obverse: Open "V" in "Bolívar". Accent on "Bolívar". Shiny surface./n/Reverse: Small letters.Detail x
N/Lmv1bs-db01v51989Included in variety 2Obverse: Open "V" in "Bolívar". Accent on "Bolívar". Matte surface./n/Reverse: Small letters.Detail x
N/Lmv1bs-db01v61989Included in variety 1General: Shiny surface./n/Obverse: closed "V" in "Bolívar". Accent on "Bolívar"/n/Reverse: Large letters.Detail x
Y52a.2mv1bs-db021990600,000,000Detail x

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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 2001-2014 (8th edition - 2014)

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