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The name 'Republica de Venezuela' replaced 'Estados Unidos de Venezuela' on all coinage from 1953.  Bolivar fractionals and multipules continued to be silver until 1964, at which point they became nickel in composition.
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The name 'Republica de Venezuela' replaced 'Estados Unidos de Venezuela' on all coinage from 1953.  Bolivar fractionals and multiples continued to be silver until 1964, at which point they were converted to nickel.
  
Shown is a 1965 50 centimos, composition nickel, minted in London.  The obverse features the portait of Simon Bolivar, recognized as liberator of the Venezuelans from rule by the Spanish.  The portrait was designed by Albert Barre in Paris.  The reverse features the coat of arms, denomination, and date.
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Shown is a 1965 fifty centimos, composition nickel, minted in London.  The obverse features the portait of Simon Bolivar, recognized as liberator of the Venezuelans from rule by the Spanish.  The portrait was designed by Albert Barre in Paris.  The reverse features the coat of arms, denomination, and date.
  
 
''Recorded mintage'': 180,000,000.
 
''Recorded mintage'': 180,000,000.
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* [[Venezuela 1954 25 centimos|1954 25 centimos]]
 
* [[Venezuela 1954 25 centimos|1954 25 centimos]]
* [[Venezuela 1960 50 centimos]]
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* [[Venezuela 1960 50 centimos|1960 50 centimos]]
 
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Revision as of 22:50, 24 May 2011

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The name 'Republica de Venezuela' replaced 'Estados Unidos de Venezuela' on all coinage from 1953. Bolivar fractionals and multiples continued to be silver until 1964, at which point they were converted to nickel.

Shown is a 1965 fifty centimos, composition nickel, minted in London. The obverse features the portait of Simon Bolivar, recognized as liberator of the Venezuelans from rule by the Spanish. The portrait was designed by Albert Barre in Paris. The reverse features the coat of arms, denomination, and date.

Recorded mintage: 180,000,000.

Specifications: nickel.

Catalog reference: Y 41.

Sources:

  • Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 35th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.

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