Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece mv5bs-cb01v3 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Jorje Díaz
Reverse
Piece mv5bs-cb01v3 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Jorje Díaz
Obverse (partial)
Piece mv5bs-cb01v3 (Obverse, partial)
Photograph credits: Jorje Díaz
Reverse (partial)
Piece mv5bs-cb01v3 (Reverse, partial)
Photograph credits: Jorje Díaz
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Characteristics from Design C, Type B
  • Identification Code: mv5bs-cb
  • 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, body of the Coat of Arms with a horse stand up toward the right looking at left (from the viewer's perspective), with the motto "19 DE ABRIL DE 1810", "INDEPENDENCIA", "20 DE FEBRERO DE 1859", "FEDERACION" and "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». Surrounding the field, the legend "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». In the exergue, the year and the face value "5 BOLIVARES"the year.
  • Composition: Nickel clad steel (90% steel, 10% nickel)
  • Weight: 13.3 Grams
  • Module: 31 mm
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: mv5bs-cb01v3
  • Date: 1989
  • Mintage: (Inc. above).
  • Minter: Vereignite Deutsche Metallwerke (Werdohl)
  • Variety details: This variety is classified by Manuel Rojas Aponte as "C".
  • Note: General: Matte surface./n/Obverse: Large letters. Triangled accent in "Bolívar". Large bust./n/Reverse: Small letters. Motto letters incuse.
Identification in other catalogs
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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