Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Piece mv25cts-cb01 (Obverse)
Piece mv25cts-cb01 (Reverse)
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Characteristics from Design C, Type B
  • Identification Code: mv25cts-cb
  • 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 body of the Coat of Arms with the year in two parts on the sides, below the value "25". Surrounding the field, the legend "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». In the exergue, the unit "CENTIMOS".
  • Variations: The design is the same to Design C, Type A, with a variation to the weight.
  • Composition: Nickel
  • Weight: 1.5 Grams
  • Module: 17 mm
  • Identification Code: mv25cts-cb01
  • Date: 1978
  • Mintage: 212,000,000.
  • Minter: Vereignite Deutsche Metallwerke (Werdohl)
  • Note: This coin has the year 1978, but it belongs to an unminted 1977 coins.
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y50.2
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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