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Banknotes of 20 Bolívares
Piece mv20bs-ba01 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv20bs-ba01: Design B, Type A. Date 1998
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Piece mv20bs-ba01 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv20bs-ba01: Design B, Type A. Date 1998
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
  • Identification Code: mv20bs-ba
  • General: Circular shape with plain edge.
  • Obverse: Heptagonal rim with no 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 body of the Coat of Arms with a horse stand up toward the right looking at left (from the viewer's perspective) with the year splitted in two parts at each side. Surrounding the field, the country name "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela» and the face value "20 BOLIVARES".
  • Circulation note: The issue of this coin was to replace the 20 Bolívares banknote.
  • Composition: 6% Nickel clad steel
  • Weight: 4.3 Grams
  • Module: 20 mm
  • Thickness: 2.1 mm
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SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage
Y76.1mv20bs-ba01 Entry with photo199850,000,000
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N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Coin (SCWC)
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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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