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Piece mv500bs-ea01p : Coin of 500 Bolívares : Date 1995 : Venezuela

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Piece mv500bs-ea01p (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus


Piece mv500bs-ea01p (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

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Characteristics from Design E, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv500bs-ea
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, bust of Antonio José de Sucre. Surrounding the field, the legend "BICENTENARIO DEL NATALICIO DEL MARISCAL ANTONIO JOSÉ DE SUCRE". In the exergue "1795-1995".
  • 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: Bicentenary of the birth of Marshal Antonio José de Sucre.
  • Related pieces: This coin forms with 5000 Bolívares a conmemorative serie coins.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Silver, 10% copper)
  • Weight: 31.1 Grams
  • Module: 35 mm
  • Thickness: 3.75 mm


  • Identification Code: mv500bs-ea01p
  • Date: 1995
  • Mintage: 15,000.
  • Minter: Royal Canadian Mint

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y72
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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