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Piece mv50cts-aa01 : Coin of 50 Céntimos (Bolívar) (Real) : Date 1954 : Venezuela

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Piece mv50cts-aa01 (Obverse)


Piece mv50cts-aa01 (Reverse)

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv50cts-aa
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles 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. In the exergue, the face value "50 CENTIMOS", the year, the weight "GR. 2.5" and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 835".
  • Composition: Ley 835 (83.5% Silver)
  • Weight: 2.5 Grams
  • Module: 18 mm


  • Identification Code: mv50cts-aa01
  • Date: 1954
  • Mintage: 15,000,000.
  • Minter: Denver Mint

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y36
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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