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Piece mv5cv-aa02 : Coin of 5 Centavos : Date 1876 : Venezuela

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Piece mv5cv-aa02 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Numisfila


Piece mv5cv-aa02 (Reverse)
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Obverse (partial)

Piece mv5cv-aa02 (Obverse, partial)
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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv5cv-aa
  • 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. Surrounding the field, the legend "ESTADOS UNIDOS DE VENEZUELA" «United States of Venezuela», the weight "GR 1.250", the year and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 835".
  • Composition: Ley 835 (83.5% Silver)
  • Weight: 1.25 Grams
  • Module: 15 mm


  • Identification Code: mv5cv-aa02
  • Date: 1876
  • Mintage: 520,000.
  • Minter: Paris Mint
  • Note: Obverse: Mintmark "A" serified.

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y12.1
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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