Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece mv50bs-db01 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Reverse
Piece mv50bs-db01 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Characteristics from Design D, Type B
  • Identification Code: mv50bs-db
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained 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 1810", "20 DE FEBRERO 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 "50" "BOLÍVARES".
  • Similarities of the reverse design: The design is similar toDesign D, Type A varying in the obverse, the position of the word "BARRE" and the addition of the mintmark of the Venezuela Mint.
  • Composition: 6% Nickel clad steel
  • Weight: 6.6 Grams
  • Module: 23 mm
  • Thickness: 2.4 mm
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: mv50bs-db01
  • Date: 1999
  • Mintage: 50,000,000.
  • Minter: Venezuelan Mint
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y77.1
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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