Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece mv5bs-aa04v2 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv5bs-aa04v2: Design A, Type A. Date 1888. Variety #2
Photograph credits: Carlos Orta
Reverse
Piece mv5bs-aa04v2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv5bs-aa04v2: Design A, Type A. Date 1888. Variety #2
Photograph credits: Carlos Orta
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: mv5bs-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, Coat of Arms with a wild horse running toward the right looking at left (from the viewer's perspective), and with the motto "INDEPENDENcia", "LIBERTAD", "5 DE JULIO 1811", "28 DE MARZO 1864" and "DIOS Y FEDon". Surrounding the field, the country name "ESTADOS UNIDOS DE VENEZUELA" «United States of Venezuela», the weight "GRAM. 25", the year and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 900".
  • Note about amount of pieces: There are discrepancies about the amount of coins minted in 1886 and 1887.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Silver)
  • Weight: 25 Grams
  • Module: 37 mm
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Issues
SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage
Note
Y24.1mv5bs-aa01 Entry with photo1879250,000
Y24.1mv5bs-aa02 Entry with photo1886470,000
Normal date.
Y24.1mv5bs-aa02v2 Entry with photo1886(Inc. above)
In the date Low second "8".
Y24.1mv5bs-aa02v3 Entry with photo1886(Inc. above)
In the date Tight "8".
Y24.1mv5bs-aa02v4 Entry with photo1886(Inc. above)
No accent on "Bolívar"
Y24.1mv5bs-aa03 Entry with photo1887820,000
Y24.1mv5bs-aa04 Entry with photo1888281,000
In the date High second "8". "18" closed to "88"
Y24.1mv5bs-aa04v2 Entry with photo1888(Inc. above)
In the date Low second "8". "18" apart from "88"
Y24.1mv5bs-aa05 Entry with photo1889329,000
Legend
Piece information
No change
Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)
  • Unconfirmed: Referenced piece that it's not confirmed the existence.
  • Added recently: Piece added since 30 July, 2023
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 30 July, 2023
  • Unverified: Piece that should exists but no verified piece is known.
  • In revision: Catalogued piece that is under revision.

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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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