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Piece mv1cr-ab03 : Coin of 1 Centavo (Peso) : Date 1863 : Venezuela

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Piece mv1cr-ab03 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries


Piece mv1cr-ab03 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

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Characteristics from Design A, Type B

  • Identification Code: mv1cr-ab
  • 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».
  • 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: It's unknown the precise amount of coins minted for 1862 and 1863.
  • Composition: Copper
  • Weight: 7.5 Grams
  • Module: 25 mm


  • Identification Code: mv1cr-ab03
  • Date: 1863
  • Mintage: 500,000.
  • Minter: Birmingham Mint Ltd.

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y7
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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