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Coins from Venezuela : 20 Bolívares - Design A, Type A (Bolívar of Gold) : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece mv20bs-aa04 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv20bs-aa04. Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Reverse

Piece mv20bs-aa04 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv20bs-aa04. Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: mv20bs-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 right (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, Coat of Arms with a wild horse running toward the right looking at left (from the viewer's perspective), and with the motto "INDEPENDENcia", "LIBERTAD", "5 DE JULIO 1811", "28 DE MARZO 1864" and "DIOS Y FEDon". Surrounding the field, the country name "ESTADOS UNIDOS DE VENEZUELA" (United States of Venezuela), the weight "GR. 6,45161" and the year.
  • Common name: This coin was commonly known as "Bolívar de Oro"
  • Note: There ir discrepancy about the ammount of coins minted in 1886 and 1887.
  • Composition: Ley 900 (90% Gold)
  • Weight: 6.4516 Grams
  • Module: 21 mm

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Issues

SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage Note
Y32mv20bs-aa01187941,000Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa02188084,000In the date: "1" and "8" close. Double die "1". Dot between "0" and Lei centeredDetail x
Y32mv20bs-aa02v21880(Inc. above)In the date: "1" and "8" apart. First "8" double die. Dot between "0" and "Lei" near to "0"Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa02v31880(Inc. above)In the date: Tight "8". "18" double die. Dot between "0" and Lei centeredDetail x
Y32mv20bs-aa03188623,000In the date: High "6" and close to "8".Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa03v21886(Inc. above)In the date: Low "6".Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa03v3188623,000In the date: High "6" and "8" apart.Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa041887132,500Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa061888(Inc. above)Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa051888/680,881Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa071904100,000Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa081905100,000Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa091910100,000Dot between the date and Lei centered.Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa09v21910(Inc. above)Dot between the date and Lei centered closer to Lei.Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa10191150,000Dot between the date and Lei centered.Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa10v21911(Inc. above)Dot between the date and Lei centered closer to Lei.Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa111912150,000Mintmark well below the truncation of the bust.Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa11v21912(Inc. above)Mintmark slightly below the truncation of the bust.Detail x
Y32mv20bs-aa11v31912(Inc. above)Mintmark aligned to the truncation of the bust.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 2001-2019 (13th edition - 2019)

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