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Piece mv50cv-aa02 : Coin of 50 Centavos (Bamba) : Date 1874 : Venezuela

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Piece mv50cv-aa02 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Stacks


Piece mv50cv-aa02 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Stacks

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv50cv-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 dentacle beading. In the center, National Arm, with the legend "ESTADOS UNIDOS DE DE VENEZUELA" on the top, and on the bottom "GR 12,500", the year and "LEI 835".
  • Composition: Ley 835 (83.5% Silver)
  • Weight: 12.5 Grams


  • Identification Code: mv50cv-aa02
  • Date: 1874
  • Mintage: 200,000.
  • Minter: Paris Mint

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y15
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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