Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Coins from Venezuela : 5 Centavos : 1876 : Design A, Type A

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece mv5cv-aa02v2 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv5cv-aa02v2. Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

Reverse

Piece mv5cv-aa02v2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv5cv-aa02v2. Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

Characteristics

  • Date: 1876
  • 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".

Issues

SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage Note
Y12.1mv5cv-aa021876520,000Obverse: Mintmark "A" serified.Detail x
Y12.1mv5cv-aa02p1876-Proof
Obverse: Mintmark "A" serified.
Detail x
Y12.2mv5cv-aa02v21876(Inc. above)Obverse: Mintmark "A" unserified.Detail x

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