Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Coins from Venezuela : 5 Bolívares : 1910 : Design A, Type B

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece mv5bs-ab07v2 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv5bs-ab07v2. Photograph credits: Numisfila

Reverse

Piece mv5bs-ab07v2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv5bs-ab07v2. Photograph credits: Numisfila

Characteristics

  • Date: 1910
  • 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.

Issues

SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage Note
Y24.2mv5bs-ab071910400,243In the date Oval zero.Detail x
Y24.2mv5bs-ab07v21910(Inc. above)In the date Round zero.Detail x

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