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Piece mv2bs-aa09v3 : Coin of 2 Bolívares : Date 1903 : Venezuela

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Piece mv2bs-aa09v3 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Aitor Gonzalo


Piece mv2bs-aa09v3 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Aitor Gonzalo

Reverse (partial)

Piece mv2bs-aa09v3 (Reverse, partial)
Photograph credits: Aitor Gonzalo

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv2bs-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 a wild horse running toward the right looking at left (from the viewer's perspective), and with the motto "INDEPENDENcia", "LIBERTAD", "5 DE JULIO 1811", "28 DE MARZO 1864" and "DIOS Y FEDon". Surrounding the field, the country name "ESTADOS UNIDOS DE VENEZUELA" (United States of Venezuela), the weight "GRAM.10", the year and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 835".
  • Note about amount of pieces: The mintage between 1886 and 1889 are not accurate. There are significant differences.
  • Composition: Ley 835 (83.5% Silver)
  • Weight: 10 Grams
  • Module: 27 mm


  • Identification Code: mv2bs-aa09v3
  • Date: 1903
  • Mintage: (Inc. above).
  • Minter: Philadelphia Mint
  • Note: In the date "3" High.

Identification in other catalogs

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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