Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Piece mv5bs-ab09v2 (Obverse)
Piece mv5bs-ab09v2 (Reverse)
Reverse (partial)
Piece mv5bs-ab09v2 (Reverse, partial)
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Characteristics from Design A, Type B
  • 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
  • Identification Code: mv5bs-ab09v2
  • Date: 1912
  • Mintage: (Inc. above) (estimated).
  • Minter: Paris Mint
  • Note: Wide date.
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y24.2
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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