Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece mv1cr-aa02 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv1cr-aa02: Coin from Venezuela. 1 Centavo (Peso). Design A, Type A. Date 1852
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Reverse
Piece mv1cr-aa02 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv1cr-aa02: Coin from Venezuela. 1 Centavo (Peso). Design A, Type A. Date 1852
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: mv1cr-aa
  • General: Circular shape with continous oblique grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dot beading. In the center, over the field, bust of Liberty facing right with loose hair and a Phrygian cap on his head. Along the base of the cap the legend "LIBERTAD". Surrounding the field, the legend "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». Below the bust, "WWYION" from the engraver William Wyon.
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dot beading. In the center, over the field within a laurel wreath linked from the bottom, the face value "1" / "CENTAVO" and the year.
  • Note about amount of pieces: The amount of coinage minted by Birmingham in 1852 is not accurate.
  • Composition: Copper
  • Weight: 10.9 - 12.1 Grams
  • Module: 30.5 - 32 mm.
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Issues
SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage
Note
Y3.1mv1cr-aa01 Entry with photo1843480,000
Module: 32mm. Weight: 12.1 grams.
Reverse: Slant top "1".
Y3.1mv1cr-aa01p Entry without photo1843-
Proof
Module: 32mm. Weight: 12.1 grams./n/Reverse: Slant top "1".
Y3.2mv1cr-aa02 Entry with photo1852250,000
Module: 31.5mm. Weight: 11.4 grams.
Obverse: "HEATON" instead of "WWYION".
Reverse: Flat top "1".
Y3.2mv1cr-aa02p Entry without photo1852-
Proof
Module: 31.5mm. Weight: 11.4 grams.
Obverse: "HEATON" instead of "WWYION".
Reverse: Flat top "1".
Y6mv1cr-aa02v2 Entry with photo1852500,000
Module: 30,5mm. Weight: 10.9 grams.
Obverse: No "wwyion".
Y6mv1cr-aa02v2p Entry without photo1852-
Proof
Module: 30,5mm. Weight: 10.9 grams.
Obverse: No "wwyion".
Other pieces
SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage
Note
Pn25mv1cr-aa02,p Entry with photo1852-
Reverse pattern on both face in copper-nickel
Pn27mv1cr-aa02,p2 Entry with photo1852-
Reverse pattern on both face in copper
Pn24mv1cr-aa02,p3 Entry with photo1852-
Reverse pattern on both face in copper-nickel. Circular shape with plain edge.
Legend
Piece information
No change
Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)

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Entry with photo

Entry with updated photo

Entry with incomplete photo

N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Coin (SCWC)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
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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