Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece mv1bs-db01v4 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv1bs-db01v4: Design D, Type B. Date 1989. Variety #4
Photograph credits: Angel Beltrán
Reverse
Piece mv1bs-db01v4 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv1bs-db01v4: Design D, Type B. Date 1989. Variety #4
Photograph credits: Angel Beltrán
Characteristics
  • Date: 1989
  • 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
Issues
SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage
Note
Y52a.2mv1bs-db01 Entry with photo1989370,000,000
General: Matte surface.
Obverse: Closed "V" in "Bolívar". Accent on "Bolívar".
Reverse: Large letters
Y52a.1mv1bs-db01v2 Entry with photo1989600,000,000
Obverse: Open "V" in "Bolívar". No accent on "Bolívar". Proof-like surface.
Reverse: Small letters.
N/Lmv1bs-db01v3 Entry with photo1989Included in variety 2
Obverse: Open "V" in "Bolívar". Accent on "Bolívar". Proof-like surface.
Reverse: Small letters.
N/Lmv1bs-db01v4 Entry with photo1989Included in variety 2
Obverse: Open "V" in "Bolívar". Accent on "Bolívar". Shiny surface.
Reverse: Small letters.
N/Lmv1bs-db01v5 Entry with photo1989Included in variety 2
Obverse: Open "V" in "Bolívar". Accent on "Bolívar". Matte surface.
Reverse: Small letters.
N/Lmv1bs-db01v6 Entry with photo1989Included in variety 1
General: Shiny surface.
Obverse: closed "V" in "Bolívar". Accent on "Bolívar"
Reverse: Large letters.
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