Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece mv1v-aa01 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Reverse
Piece mv1v-aa01 (Reverse)
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Characteristics from Design A, Type A
  • Identification Code: mv1v-aa
  • 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 the motto "INDEPENDENcia", "LIBERTAD", "5 DE JULIO 1811", "28 DE MARZO 1864" and "DIOS Y FEDon". Surrounding the field, the legend "ESTADOS UNIDOS DE VENEZUELA" «United States of Venezuela», the weight "GRAM.25", the year and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 900".
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Silver)
  • Weight: 25 Grams
  • Module: 37 mm
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: mv1v-aa01
  • Date: 1876
  • Mintage: 35,000.
  • Minter: Paris Mint
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y16
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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