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½ Centavo

½ Centavo -  obverse ½ Centavo -  reverse

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Features

Country Venezuela
Type Common coin
Years 1843-1852
Value 1/2 Centavo (0.005)
Metal Copper
Weight 6 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References Y# 2
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)

Obverse

Liberty head right. With legend around. And engraver's initials at base.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA
LIBERTAD
W W

Translation:
Venezuela Republic
Liberty
William Wyon

Engraver: William Wyon

William Wyon RA, was official chief engraver at the Royal Mint from 1828 until his death.

Reverse

Value and date within wreath.

Lettering:
1/2
CENTAVO
1843

Engraver: William Wyon

William Wyon RA, was official chief engraver at the Royal Mint from 1828 until his death.

Edge

Smooth

½ Centavo

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1843  960,029 W.W.
1843  W.W. Proof
1852 H 500,000 H. 5.7 grams.

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