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Piece mv5r-aa01 : Coin of 5 Reales (Bamba) : Date 1858 : Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece mv5r-aa01 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Reverse

Piece mv5r-aa01 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: mv5r-aa
  • General: Circular shape with continous oblique grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, bust of Liberty facing left with 7 stars above. In the exergue, an anchor, the year, the mintmark "A" and "BARRE". Circular rim with dentacle beading. In the center, effigy of Liberty looking at left, with seven stars ni arc above, and in the exergue, an anchor, the year, "A" and "BARRE".
  • Reverse: Circular rim with dentacles beading. In the center, over the field, Coat of Arms with the motto "19 DE ABRIL 1810", "5 DE JULIO 1811" and "LIBERTAD". Surrounding the field, the legend "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela», the face value "5 Rles" and the metallic millesimal fineness "LEI 835" "11,50 Gs.".
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Silver)
  • Weight: 11.5 Grams
  • Module: 30 mm

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: mv5r-aa01
  • Date: 1858
  • Mintage: 26,120.
  • Minter: Paris Mint

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y11
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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