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Piece mv50cts-ba01 : Coin of 50 Céntimos (Bolívar) (Real) : Date 1965 : Venezuela

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Piece mv50cts-ba01 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Rodolfo Fuentes


Piece mv50cts-ba01 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Rodolfo Fuentes

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Characteristics from Design B, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv50cts-ba
  • 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, body of the Coat of Arms, with the inscription "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». In the exergue, the face value "50 CENTIMOS" and the year.
  • Composition: Nickel
  • Weight: 3.5 Grams
  • Module: 20 mm


  • Identification Code: mv50cts-ba01
  • Date: 1965
  • Mintage: 180,000,000.
  • Minter: Royal Mint London, England

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y41
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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