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1 Real

Features

Country Venezuela
Type Common coin
Year 1858
Value 1 Real (0.1)
Metal Silver (.900)
Weight 2.3 g
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References Y# 9
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)

Obverse

Liberty head left. With stars at top. Privy mark, date and engraver's name at bottom.

Lettering:
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
⚓ 1858 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.

Reverse

Coat of arms with legend around. Value and weight at bottom.

Lettering:
★ REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA ★
1 RL. 2,30 Gs.

Translation:
Venezuela Republic
1 Real 2.30 grams

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.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1858 A 42,698 Monnaie de Paris mint. Anchor.

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