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Piece mv50bs-ba01p : Coin of 50 Bolívares : Date 1990 : Venezuela

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Piece mv50bs-ba01p (Obverse)
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Piece mv50bs-ba01p (Reverse)
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Characteristics from Design B, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv50bs-ba
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field 50th Aniversary Logo of the Banco Central de Venezuela, with the legends "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela»on the top and "ANIVERSARIO 1940-1990" on the bottom.
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field Front of the first building of Banco Central de Venezuela with the leyend at left "VEROES Y JESUITAS" (address of the building). Surrounding the field, the legend "PRIMERA SEDE DEL" and "BANCO CENTRAL" on the top, and on the bottom the metallic millesimal fineness "LEY 900", the weight "15,55 GRS", the face value "50 BOLÍVARES ORO" and "1990".
  • Conmemotative motive: Fifty years of the foundation of Banco Central de Venezuela.
  • Circulation: Conmemorative coin with no legal tender.
  • Related pieces: This coinage, together with 50 Bolívares of Silver belong to a conmemorative coin series.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% gold, 10% silver)
  • Weight: 15.5 Grams
  • Module: 27 mm
  • Thickness: 1.91 mm


  • Identification Code: mv50bs-ba01p
  • Date: 1990
  • Mintage: 5000.
  • Minter: Metalor Acuñaciones, C.A. Caracas

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y67
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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