Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Cheng's Numismatic .
Page code mv500bs-aa01p
Jump to code Advanced
Español Español Twitter Facebook
Page Reference
For reference, the URL address of this page is:

You can also access this page directly by using the code: mv500bs-aa01p
Piece mv500bs-aa01p (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Mercadolibre
Piece mv500bs-aa01p (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Mercadolibre
Photographic Contribution
- If you have a photograph with better quality and wish to contribute, please send both sides of them following the instructions in the Contact section. Your contribution will be appreciated and will help to improve the quality of this website.
Characteristics from Design A, Type A
  • Identification Code: mv500bs-aa
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the right field, inside a frame, bust of Simon Bolivar facing left, with "SIMON BOLIVAR" below the frame. On the left field: "1975", "AÑO DE LA", "NACIONA-", "LIZACIÓN", "DEL", "PETRÓLEO".
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. On the left field, inside a frame, two towers over the Maracaibo Lake. On the right field "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela» and the face value "500 BOLIVARES". In the exergue the weight "18 GRAM.", the year "1975" and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEY 900".
  • Conmemotative motive: Nationalization of the Oil Industry.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Gold)
  • Weight: 18 Grams
  • Module: 30 mm
  • Thickness: 1.82 mm
  • Identification Code: mv500bs-aa01p
  • Date: 1975
  • Mintage: 100.
  • Minter: Metalor Acuñaciones, C.A. Caracas
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y54
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)
Recommended bibliography