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Piece mv50bs-aa01 : Coin of 50 Bolívares : Date 1975 : Venezuela

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Piece mv50bs-aa01 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries


Piece mv50bs-aa01 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv50bs-aa
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, sample of venezuelan fauna Giant Armadillo (Priodontes maximus) with the legends: the weight "35 gram.", the metallic millesimal fineness "LEY 925" and the face value "50 BOLIVARES".
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, Coat of Arms with a horse stand up toward the right looking at left (from the viewer's perspective) with the motto "19 DE ABRIL DE 1810", "INDEPENDENCIA", "20 DE FEBRERO DE 1859", "FEDERACION" and "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». In the exergue the year.
  • Conmemotative motive: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
  • Circulation: Conmemorative coin with legal tender.
  • Related pieces: This coinage, together with 25 Bolívares and 1000 Bolívares belong to a conmemorative coin series.
  • Composition: Ley 925
  • Weight: 35 Grams
  • Module: 42 mm
  • Thickness: 2.85 mm


  • Identification Code: mv50bs-aa01
  • Date: 1975
  • Mintage: 38,806.
  • Minter: Royal Mint London, England

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y47
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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