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Coins from Venezuela : 5 Bolívares (Fuerte) - Design A, Type B (Fuerte) : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Piece mv5bs-ab09v2 (Obverse)
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Piece mv5bs-ab09v2 (Reverse)
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  • Identification Code: mv5bs-ab
  • 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", "13 DE ABRIL 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".
  • Design variations in the reverse: From Design A, Type A, changes one ribbon to "13 DE ABRIL 1864" in the Coat of Arms.
  • Note about amount of pieces: There is discrepancy in the amount of mintage of 1903.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Silver)
  • Weight: 25 Grams
  • Module: 37 mm

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SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage Note
Y24.2mv5bs-ab011900270,000Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab02190190,000Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab031902300,000Narrow date.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab03v21902(Inc. above)Wide date.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab041903400,000Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab051904200,000Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab061905300,000Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab071910400,243In the date Oval zero.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab07v21910(Inc. above)In the date Round zero.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab0819111,103,773Normal date.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab08v21911(Inc. above)Wide date.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab08v31911(Inc. above)Narrow date.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab091912695,984Normal date.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab09v21912(Inc. above)Wide date.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab09v31912(Inc. above)Narrow date.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab101919400,000Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab111921500,000Wide date.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab11v21921(Inc. above)Narrow date.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab121924500,000Wide date.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab12v21924(Inc. above)Narrow date.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab12v31924(Inc. above)In the date Low "9".Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab131926800,000Normal date. Low "2". Digits away each other.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab13v21926(Inc. above)Wide date. High "2". "1", "9" and "2" close. "2" and "6" awayDetail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab13v31926(Inc. above)Normal date. Low "2". "1" y "9" close. "9", "2" and "6" awayDetail x
N/Lmv5bs-ab13v41926(Inc. above)Normal date. Low "2". "1", "9" and "2" close. "2" and "6" awayDetail x
N/Lmv5bs-ab13v51926(Inc. above)Normal date. High "2". "1", "9" and "2" close. "2" and "6" awayDetail x
N/Lmv5bs-ab13v61926(Inc. above)Tight date. Low "2". Digits close each otherDetail x
N/Lmv5bs-ab13v71926(Inc. above)Wide date. Low "2". Digits away each otherDetail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab141929800,000In the date High "9".Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab14v21929(Inc. above)In the date Low "9".Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab1519351,600,000Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab1619362,000,000Normal date.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab16v21936(Inc. above)In the date High "3".Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab16v31936(Inc. above)In the date Low "3".Detail x


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