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Banknotes in Bolívares : Banco Caracas : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Information about Banco Caracas and the Monetary Unit Bolívar

Monetary Unit Name

Bolívar of Silver (1879-1918)
Bolívar of Gold (1918-1974)
Bolívar (1974-2007)

Monetary System

100 Céntimos = 1 Bolívar

Time Period

From 1879 through December 31st 2007, which has been replaced by "Bolívar Fuerte".

Monetary equivalence

5 Céntimos = 1 Centavo (Venezolano)
1 Bolívar = 20 Centavo (Venezolano)
5 Bolívares = 1 Venezolano
1000 Bolívares = 1 Bolívar Fuerte

Denominations

10 Bolívares

Piece bbc10bs-ab02-j6 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbc10bs-ab02-j6
Banknotes of 10 Bolívares
  • Design A, Type A
    "A LA PRESENTACION DE ESTE BILLETE"

    (1913), 1914, 1921, 1923, 1926

  • Design A, Type B
    "A LA PRESENTACION DE ESTE BILLETE EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO"

    (1926), 1928

20 Bolívares

Piece bbc20bs-ad01-J6 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbc20bs-ad01-J6
Banknotes of 20 Bolívares

100 Bolívares

Piece bbc100bs-acx-g5 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbc100bs-acx-g5
Banknotes of 100 Bolívares
  • Design A, Type B
    "A LA PRESENTACION DE ESTE BILLETE"

    (1912)

  • Design A, Type C
    Overprint "PAGADERO EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO".

    1911, 1913, 1914, 1920, 1921

  • Design A, Type D
    "A LA PRESENTACION DE ESTE BILLETE EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO"

    1925, 1928

  • Design B, Type A
    Signers "Presidente del directorio", "Director" and "Gerente"

    (1890), (1891)

  • Design B, Type B
    18__, Signers "Director", "Director", and "Gerente"

    (1893), (1894), (1898), 1902

  • Design B, Type C
    19__, Signers "Director", "Director", and "Gerente"

    (1907)

400 Bolívares

Piece bbc400bs-aa01-c4 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbc400bs-aa01-c4
Banknotes of 400 Bolívares
  • Design A, Type A
    Signers "Presidente del directorio", "Director" and "Gerente"

    (1893), 1910

  • Design A, Type B
    Signers "Director", "Director", and "Gerente"

    (1890), (1891)

800 Bolívares

Piece bbc800bs-aa02-c4 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbc800bs-aa02-c4
Banknotes of 800 Bolívares
  • Design A, Type A
    Signers "Presidente del directorio", "Director" and "Gerente"

    (1893), 1898, 1910

  • Design A, Type B
    Signers "Director", "Director", and "Gerente"

    (1890)

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