Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Piece mv5cts-ea02 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Angel Beltrán
Piece mv5cts-ea02 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Angel Beltrán
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Characteristics from Design E, Type A
  • Identification Code: mv5cts-ea
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dot beading. In the center, over the field, the face value "5 CENTIMOS" within two laurel wreaths of 12 leaves and 18 berries, both linked from the bottom.
  • 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 (the fourth one being the center and bigger), 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.
  • Design variations in the reverse: From Design C, Type A, changes the horse to stand up instead of running.
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • Weight: 2.5 Grams
  • Module: 19 mm
  • Identification Code: mv5cts-ea02
  • Date: 1965
  • Mintage: 60,000,000 (estimated).
  • Minter: Madrid Mint
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y38.2
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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