Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Cheng's Numismatic
Page code mv5cts-bb01@
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Obverse

Piece mv5cts-bb01 (Obverse)
Photo from piece mv5cts-bb01. Photograph credits: Numismática Globus

Reverse

Piece mv5cts-bb01 (Reverse)
Photo from piece mv5cts-bb01. Photograph credits: Numismática Globus
Characteristics
  • : 1945
  • : Circular shape with plain edge.
  • : Circular rim with dot beading. In the center, over the field, the face value "5 CENTIMOS" within two laurel wreaths of 12 leaves and 18 berries, both linked from the bottom.
  • : Circular rim with dot beading. In the center, over the field, body of the Coat of Arms with a wild horse running toward the right looking at left (from the viewer's perspective). Above, seven stars (the fourth one being the center and bigger), that represents the seven provinces that signed the Venezuelan Declaration of Independence. Surrounding the field, the country name "ESTADOS UNIDOS DE VENEZUELA" (United States of Venezuela). In the exergue, the year.
  • : The design is the same to Design B, Type A resuming the use of copper-nickel for coin minting.
Issues
SCWC Piece Code Date Mintage Note
Y29amv5cts-bb01194512,000,000Detail x
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