Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Piece mv5cts-db01 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Angel Beltrán
Piece mv5cts-db01 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Angel Beltrán
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Characteristics from Design D, Type B
  • Identification Code: mv5cts-db
  • General: Circular shape with plain edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dot beading. In the center, over the field, the face value "5 CENTIMOS" within two laurel wreaths of 3 leaves and 6 berries, both linked from the top.
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dot 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). Above, seven stars that represents the seven provinces that signed the Venezuelan Declaration of Independence. Surrounding the field, the country name "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela». In the exergue, the year.
  • Composition: Nickel clad steel (90% steel, 10% nickel)
  • Weight: 2 Grams
  • Module: 18 mm
  • Identification Code: mv5cts-db01
  • Date: 1983
  • Mintage: 600,000,000 (estimated).
  • Minter: Vereignite Deutsche Metallwerke (Werdohl)
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y49a
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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