5 Venezolanos

Features

Issuer Venezuela
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1875
Value 5 Venezolanos (5)
Currency Venezolano (1871-1879)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 8.0645 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 46769
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Y# 17
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

The Venezuelan coat of arms within sprigs above banner and cornucopias above, with a legend above and the mass, date, and purity at the bottom

Lettering:
•ESTADOS UNIDOS DE VENEZUELA•
GR•8.0645•1875•LEI 900

Translation:
•UNITED VENEZUELAN STATES•
GRAMS•8.0645•1875•PURE 900

Engraver: Désiré-Albert Barre

Albert Désiré Barre, was a French engraver, medalist, and the 18th Chief Engraver of the Paris Mint from 27 February 1855 to his death. He was the son of Jacques-Jean Barre who preceded him as the Chief Engraver. His brother Jean-Auguste Barre, a French sculptor and medalist, succeeded him as Chief Engraver after his death.

Reverse

A bust facing left flanked by a legend, with the privy marks, engraver's name, and mintmark below

Lettering:
BOLÍVAR LIBERTADOR
A
⚓ BARRE *

Translation:
BOLIVAR LIBERATOR
A
⚓ BARRE *

Engraver: Désiré-Albert Barre

Albert Désiré Barre, was a French engraver, medalist, and the 18th Chief Engraver of the Paris Mint from 27 February 1855 to his death. He was the son of Jacques-Jean Barre who preceded him as the Chief Engraver. His brother Jean-Auguste Barre, a French sculptor and medalist, succeeded him as Chief Engraver after his death.

Mint

A Paris, France (864-date)

Comments

0.2334 oz ASW

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1875 A 69 000

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