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Piece mv20bs-bb01 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv20bs-bb01: Design B, Type B. Date 1999
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Piece mv20bs-bb01 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv20bs-bb01: Design B, Type B. Date 1999
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
  • Identification Code: mv20bs-bb
  • 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".
  • Design variations: The design in the obverse is slightly similar to Design B, Type A with a reduced size of the bustof Bolívar. In the reverse, the letter style and wideness of "20" is changed.
  • 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
Y76.2mv20bs-bb01 Entry with photo199950,000,000
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N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Coin (SCWC)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
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