Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece mpc4r-aa02v4 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mpc4r-aa02v4: Design A, Type A. Date 1820 BS. Variety #4
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Reverse
Piece mpc4r-aa02v4 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mpc4r-aa02v4: Design A, Type A. Date 1820 BS. Variety #4
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-aa01 Entry with photo1819 BS18,000
Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr.
Waves #1
Castle #1
C7.2mpc4r-aa01v2 Entry with photo1819 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr. Reverse: Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #1
Castle #1
C7.2mpc4r-aa02 Entry without photo1820 BS29,000
Variety "a" according to Thomas Stohr.
Waves #2
Castle #2
N/Lmpc4r-aa02v2 Entry without photo1820 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "b" according to Thomas Stohr.
Waves #3
Castle #2
N/Lmpc4r-aa02v3 Entry without photo1820 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "c" according to Thomas Stohr. Reverse "7" With "o".
Waves #3
Castle #2
N/Lmpc4r-aa02v4 Entry with photo1820 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "d" according to Thomas Stohr. Reverse "7" With "o".
Waves #4
Castle #2
N/Lmpc4r-aa02v5 Entry with photo1820 BS(Inc. above)
Variety "e" according to Thomas Stohr. Obverse: Inverted "1" in "1820". Reverse Lion/Castle transposed.
Waves #4
Castle #2
Legend
Piece information
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Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)
  • Unconfirmed: Referenced piece that it's not confirmed the existence.
  • Added recently: Piece added since 16 February, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 16 February, 2024
  • Unverified: Piece that should exists but no verified piece is known.
  • In revision: Catalogued piece that is under revision.

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N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Coin (SCWC)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
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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