Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece mv2bs-cb01v5 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv2bs-cb01v5: Design C, Type B. Date 1989. Variety #5
Photograph credits: Angel Beltrán
Reverse
Piece mv2bs-cb01v5 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv2bs-cb01v5: Design C, Type B. Date 1989. Variety #5
Photograph credits: Angel Beltrán
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: mv2bs-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, Coat of Arms with a horse stand up toward the right looking at left (from the viewer's perspective) with the motto "19 DE ABRIL DE 1810", "INDEPENDENCIA", "20 DE FEBRERO DE 1859", "FEDERACION" and "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». Surrounding the field, the legend "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». In the exergue, the denomination in words "DOS BOLÍVARES" «Two Bolívares» and the year.
  • Variety details: There is a mismatch in the Krause Catalog for 1989 varieties. The coins minted in Royal Mint Canada (mv2bs-cb01v3) should be Y43a.1 and not Y43a.2; and coins minted in Schwerte (mv2bs-cb01) should be Y43a.2 and not Y43a.1.
  • Composition: Nickel clad steel (90% steel, 10% nickel)
  • Weight: 8.5 Grams
  • Module: 27 mm
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Issues
SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage
Note
Y43a.2mv2bs-cb01 Entry with photo1989200,000,000
General: Shiny surface./n/Obverse: Closed "V" in "Bolívar". Medium bust./n/Reverse: "V" open in "Venezuela".
Y43a.2mv2bs-cb01v2 Entry with photo1989100,000,000
Obverse: Open "V" in "Bolívar". Proof-like surface. Big bust./n/Reverse: "V" open in "Venezuela". Proof-like surface.
Y43a.1mv2bs-cb01v3 Entry with photo198995,000,000
General: Shiny surface similar to 1990. Letters with low relief. /n/Obverse: Closed "V" in "Bolívar". Small bust./n/Reverse: "V" in "Venezuela" closed.
N/Lmv2bs-cb01v4 Entry without photo (C)1989395,000,000
General: Shiny./n/Obverse: Small bust./n/Reverse: Coat of Arms in low relief.
N/Lmv2bs-cb01v5 Entry with photo1989Included in variety 2
Obverse: Open "V" in "Bolívar". Shiny surface. Big bust./n/Reverse: "V" open in "Venezuela". Proof-like surface.
N/Lmv2bs-cb01v6 Entry without photo1989Included in variety 2
Obverse: Open "V" in "Bolívar". Shiny surface. Big bust./n/Reverse: "V" open in "Venezuela". Shiny surface.
Y43a.1mv2bs-cb02 Entry with photo1990400,000,000
There are two varieties (according to Krause).
Legend
Piece information
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Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
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Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)
  • Unconfirmed: Referenced piece that it's not confirmed the existence.
  • Added recently: Piece added since 23 February, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 23 February, 2024
  • Unverified: Piece that should exists but no verified piece is known.
  • In revision: Catalogued piece that is under revision.

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N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Coin (SCWC)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
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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