Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Piece mv500bs-ca01p (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus
Piece mv500bs-ca01p (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus
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Characteristics from Design C, Type A
  • Identification Code: mv500bs-ca
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, column in the Matasiete mountain, with the legend "BATALLA DE MATASIETE" on the top and on the bottom in each side of the column "1817/1992".
  • 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 "31,10 GRS", the face value "500 BOLIVARES" and the year.
  • Conmemotative motive: 175 years of the Battle of Matasiete.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Silver, 10% copper)
  • Weight: 31.1 Grams
  • Module: 35 mm
  • Thickness: 3.63 mm
  • Identification Code: mv500bs-ca01p
  • Date: 1992
  • Mintage: 10,000.
  • Minter: Vereignite Deutsche Metallwerke (Werdohl)
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y69
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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