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10 Bolivares - 1930

Y-031 - 3,23 g - 18 mm

Edge - Reeded

This coin was minted at the Paris mint and has a bareheaded bust of Simon Bolivar (b1783-d1830). His victories over the Spaniards won independence for Bolivia, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.  He is called El Liberator (The Liberator) and the "George Washington of South America."The Spanish inscription reads BOLIVAR LIBERATOR. Below the bust is the coin's designer Barre.  The reverse has the national arms.  At the top the Spanish inscription reads UNITED STATES OF VENEZUELA. The alloy's statistics circle the bottom with the date in the centre.


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