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Piece mv500bs-gb01 : Coin of 500 Bolívares : Date 1999 : Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece mv500bs-gb01 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Reverse

Piece mv500bs-gb01 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Characteristics from Design G, Type B

  • Identification Code: mv500bs-gb
  • General: Circular shape with discontinous grim edge.
  • Obverse: Heptagonal rim with no beading. In the center, over the field, bust of Simon Bolivar facing left (from the viewer's perspective), with "BARRE" below (from the original engraver), surrounded by the legends "Bolívar" at left and "LIBERTADOR" at right.
  • 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 "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». In the exergue the year and the face value "500" "BOLÍVARES".
  • Similarities of the obverse design: From Design G, Type A, the word "BARRE" was moved lightly, a small variation of the legends font and the bust of Simón Bolívar was reduced.
  • Similarities of the reverse design: There are small variations from Design G, Type A
  • Composition: 6% Nickel clad steel
  • Weight: 8.4 Grams
  • Module: 28.5 mm
  • Thickness: 2.1 mm

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: mv500bs-gb01
  • Date: 1999
  • Mintage: Unknown.
  • Minter: Venezuelan Mint

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y79.2
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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