Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece mv50cts-bb02v2 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv50cts-bb02v2: Coin from Venezuela. 50 Céntimos (Bolívar). Design B, Type B. Date 1989. Variety #2
Photograph credits: Juan Carlos Buitrago Morales
Reverse
Piece mv50cts-bb02v2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv50cts-bb02v2: Coin from Venezuela. 50 Céntimos (Bolívar). Design B, Type B. Date 1989. Variety #2
Photograph credits: Juan Carlos Buitrago Morales
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: mv50cts-bb
  • 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.
  • Variations: The design is the same to Design B, Type A, with a new metallic composition.
  • Composition: Nickel clad steel (90% steel, 10% nickel)
  • Weight: 3.5 Grams
  • Module: 20 mm
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Issues
SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage
Note
Y41amv50cts-bb01 Entry with photo198880,000,000
Y41amv50cts-bb02 Entry with photo1989260,000,000
Obverse: Shiny surface. Ear with beginning auditory canal./n/Reverse Proof-like surface
N/Lmv50cts-bb02v2 Entry with photo1989(Inc. above)
Obverse. Proof-like surface. Plain ear.
N/Lmv50cts-bb02v3 Entry with photo1989(Inc. above)
Obverse: Proof-like surface. Ear with auditory canal./n/Reverse: Proof-like surface
N/Lmv50cts-bb02v4 Entry without photo1989(Inc. above)
Obverse: Matte surface. Double beading.
N/Lmv50cts-bb02v5 Entry without photo1989(Inc. above)
Matte surface
Y41amv50cts-bb03 Entry with photo1990300,000,000
There are varieties (according to Krause).
Legend
Piece information
No change
Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)

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N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Coin (SCWC)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
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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