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Piece mv1100bs-aa01p (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus
Piece mv1100bs-aa01p (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus
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Characteristics from Design A, Type A
  • Identification Code: mv1100bs-aa
  • General: Circular shape with continous grained edge.
  • Obverse: Circular rim without beading. In the center, over the field, Christopher Columbus. Surrounding the field, the legend "CRISTOBAL COLON", "ENCUENTRO DE DOS MUNDOS" and "1492 - 1992".
  • Reverse: Circular rim without beading. In the center, over the field, Coat of Arms surrounded by the leyends "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela», the metallic millesimal fineness "LEY 925", the weight "27 GRS", the face value "1100 BOLIVARES" and the year. Surrounding the field, the legend Coat of Arms from 13 ibero-american participant countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Chile, Spain, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Portugal and Uruguay.
  • Conmemotative motive: Latin-American coins serie "Encuentro de Dos Mundos 1492-1992" to conmemorate 500 years of the Discovery of America.
  • Related pieces: This coin belongs to a conmemorative coin series in Latin-American.
  • Composition: Ley 925 (92,5% silver, 7,5% copper)
  • Weight: 27 Grams
  • Module: 40 mm
  • Thickness: 2.61 mm
  • Identification Code: mv1100bs-aa01p
  • Date: 1991
  • Mintage: 30,000.
  • Minter: Royal Mint London, England
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Y68
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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