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Piece mv5000bs-ca01p : Coin of 5000 Bolívares : Date 1990 : Venezuela

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Piece mv5000bs-ca01p (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus


Piece mv5000bs-ca01p (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

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Characteristics from Design C, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv5000bs-ca
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, bust of José Antonio Páez. Surrounding the field, the legend "JOSE ANTONIO PAEZ" on the top. In the exergue "1790-1990".
  • 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 José Antonio Páez.
  • Circulation: Conmemorative coin with no legal tender.
  • Related pieces: This coin forms with 500 Bolívares a conmemorative serie coins.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% gold, 10% silver)
  • Weight: 15.55 Grams
  • Module: 27 mm
  • Thickness: 2.02 mm


  • Identification Code: mv5000bs-ca01p
  • Date: 1990
  • Mintage: 10,000.
  • Minter: Mexican Mint

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y65
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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