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Piece mv2.5cv-aa01 : Coin of 2 1/2 Centavos (Locha) : Date 1876 : Venezuela

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Piece mv2.5cv-aa01 (Obverse)


Piece mv2.5cv-aa01 (Reverse)

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv2.5cv-aa
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dot beading. In the center, over the field the denomination in words "DOS" / "Y MEDIO" / "CENTAVOS" within a laurel wreath linked from the bottom
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dot beading. In the center, over the field, body of the Coat of Arms with seven stars above. Surrounding the field, the legend "ESTADOS UNIDOS DE VENEZUELA" «United States of Venezuela». In the exergue, the year.
  • Composition: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel
  • Weight: 4 Grams
  • Module: 23 mm


  • Identification Code: mv2.5cv-aa01
  • Date: 1876
  • Mintage: 1,500,000.
  • Minter: Philadelphia Mint

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y26
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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