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Piece mv500bs-fa01p : Coin of 500 Bolívares : Date 1997 : Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece mv500bs-fa01p (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

Reverse

Piece mv500bs-fa01p (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

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Characteristics from Design F, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv500bs-fa
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim without beading. In the center, over the field, busts of Manuel Gual and José María España, with "1797*1997" below. Surrounding the field, the legend "BICENTENARIO DE LA CONSPIRACIÓN" and "MANUEL GUAL * JOSE MARIA ESPAÑA".
  • Reverse: Circular rim without 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 Conspiracy of Manuel Gual and José María España.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Silver, 10% copper)
  • Weight: 31.1 Grams
  • Module: 40 mm
  • Thickness: 2.81 mm

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: mv500bs-fa01p
  • Date: 1997
  • Mintage: 10,000.
  • Minter: Paris Mint

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y74
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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