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Obverse
Piece mv5000bs-ba01p (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus
Reverse
Piece mv5000bs-ba01p (Reverse)
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Characteristics from Design B, Type A
  • Identification Code: mv5000bs-ba
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, bust of Santiago Mariño (Martín Tovar y Tovar). Surrounding the field, the legend "SANTIAGO MARIÑO" on the top. In the exergue "1788-1988".
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, Coat of Arms with the motto "19 DE ABRIL DE 1810", "20 DE FEBRERO DE 1859", "INDEPENDENCIA", "FEDERACION" and "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». Surrounding the field, the legend "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela», the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 900", the weight "15,55 GRS", the face value "5000 BOLIVARES" and the year.
  • Conmemotative motive: Bicentenary of the birth of General Santiago Mariño.
  • Circulation: Conmemorative coin with no legal tender.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% gold, 10% silver)
  • Weight: 15.55 Grams
  • Module: 27 mm
  • Thickness: 2.11 mm
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: mv5000bs-ba01p
  • Date: 1988
  • Mintage: 25,000.
  • Minter: Royal Canadian Mint
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y63
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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