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Coins from the Province of Caracas : 4 Reales (Tostón) - Design A, Type A : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece mpc4r-aa02v4 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mpc4r-aa02v4. Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Reverse

Piece mpc4r-aa02v4 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mpc4r-aa02v4. Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: mpc4r-aa
  • Obverse: Dentacles beading with no rim. Two pillars of Hercules with capitals on the top, both pillars are cut by three horizontal lines, providing three rows of legends in three parts. In the center of the first row appears "4", in the second row appers "PLV", "SVL" and "TRA"; in the third row appears "B.", year and "S." (B.S. means the engraver Bartolomé Salinas). In the bottom appears "CARACAS" and below some wavelines which represents the sea.
  • Reverse: Dentacles beading with no rim. Allegorical spanish arms created by Jerusalem potent cross, which lions and castles appear alternately inside each cuadrant. Each quadrant is closed by arcs. On the left and right of the cross, appears "F" and "7", meaning Ferdinand VII. In the top and the bottom of the cross appears "4".
  • Circulation: This was a royalist coinage.
  • Composition: Silver
  • Weight: 9.5 - 10.3 Grams
  • Module: 19 - 21 mm.

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Issues

SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage Note
C7.1mpc4r-aa011819 BS18,000Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr.
Obverse: Waves type 1.
Reverse: Castle type 1
Detail x
C7.2mpc4r-aa01v21819 BS(Inc. above)Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr. Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Obverse: Waves type 1.
Reverse: Castle type 1
Detail x
C7.2mpc4r-aa021820 BS29,000Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr.
Obverse: Waves type 2.
Reverse: Castle type 2
Detail x
N/Lmpc4r-aa02v21820 BS(Inc. above)Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr.
Obverse: Waves type 3.
Reverse: Castle type 2
Detail x
N/Lmpc4r-aa02v31820 BS(Inc. above)Variety "c" according to Thomas Stohr. Reverse "7" With "o".
Obverse: Waves type 3.
Reverse: Castle type 2
Detail x
N/Lmpc4r-aa02v41820 BS(Inc. above)Variety "d" according to Thomas Stohr. Reverse "7" With "o".
Obverse: Waves type 4.
Reverse: Castle type 2
Detail x
N/Lmpc4r-aa02v51820 BS(Inc. above)Variety "e" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: Inverted "1" in "1820". Reverse Lion/Castle transposed.
Obverse: Waves type 4.
Reverse: Castle type 2
Detail x

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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 2001-2014 (8th edition - 2014)

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