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Coins from Venezuela : 1/2 Bolívar : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Information about coins of 1/2 Bolívar

Common name

This coin, was commonly known as "Real" due to the same value of a widely used coin in the colony and beginning of the country.

Equivalence in other monetary units

This denomination is equivalent in value to "10 Centavos" (from the predecessor monetary units "Venezolano" and "Peso Fuerte"), "1 Real" and "50 CENTIMOS" (from the sucessor monetary unit "Bolívar")

Predecessor pieces

The predecessor coins that had the same value were 10 Centavos (from the monetary unit Venezolano) and 1 Real (from the monetary unit Peso Fuerte)

Sucessor pieces

The successor coins that had the same value were 50 Céntimos from the monetary unit Bolívar.

Coins of 1/2 Bolívar

Design A


Piece mv0.5bs-aa07v2 (Obverse)
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Piece mv0.5bs-aa02v2 (Reverse)
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Coins classified inside of Design A:
  • Design A, Type A

    1879, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1893, 1900, 1901, 1903, 1911, 1912, 1919, 1921, 1924, 1929, 1935, 1936

Design B


Piece mv0.5bs-ba01 (Obverse)
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Piece mv0.5bs-ba02 (Reverse)
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Coins classified inside of Design B:

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