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5 Venezolanos

Features

Country Venezuela
Type Common coin
Year 1875
Value 5 Venezolanos (5)
Metal Gold (.900)
Weight 8 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References Y# 17
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)

Obverse

Coat of arms. With legend at top. Weight, date and fineness at bottom.

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

Translation:
United States of Venezuela
8.0645 grams 1875 0.900

Engraver: Albert Désiré 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

Bust right flanked with legend. With privy marks, engraver's name, and mint mark at bottom.

Lettering:
BOLÍVAR LIBERTADOR
A
⚓ BARRE *

Translation: Bolivar Liberator

Engraver: Albert Désiré 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.

Comments

Monnaie de Paris mint

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