Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbc100bs-abs (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbc100bs-abs: Design A, Type B. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: PANA
Reverse
Piece bbc100bs-abs (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbc100bs-abs: Design A, Type B. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: PANA
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbc100bs-ab
  • Size: 177 x 77 mm (6.97 x 3.03 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in black over a background in green and lilac. On the left, allegorical of a seated woman with a sailing ship at right. On the right, portrait of an unknown woman. On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CARACAS", "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA" and the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL B. 6.000.000". On the bottom, the date filling space "Caracas, _____ de 19__". On the upper left corner and right corners the denomination value "100" within a guilloche. In the center, the denomination in words "CIEN BOLÍVARES" «one hundred Bolívares» with the payment clause "EL BANCO CARACAS PAGARÁ AL PORTADOR EN DINERO EFECTIVO" «The Banco Caracas will pay to the bearer in cash» / "A LA PRESENTACION DE ESTE BILLETE" «upon presentation of this banknote».
  • Reverse: Design in green. In the center, allegorical of the Justice with an scale and sword surrounded by the issuer name "BANCO CARACAS", "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA" and the capitalization amount. On the left corners and on the right the denomination value "100" within a guilloche.
  • Production information: December 1912: 50,000 pieces (serie G5, interval G00001 - G50000)
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design B, Type C, changes the background color.
  • Signatures: "Director" «Director», "Director" «Director» and "Gerente" «Manager»
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Warning
- Due to the absence of official information on the banknotes issuance made by private and public entities before the creation of the Central Bank of Venezuela, the list includes known pieces or pieces referenced in a bibliography.
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S149pbbc100bs-abp Entry with photoNo date
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbc100bs-abp2 Entry with photoNo date
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Obverse only print proof. Progresive print proof
N/Lbbc100bs-abp3 Entry with photoNo date
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Reverse only print proof. Progresive print proof
N/Lbbc100bs-abp4 Entry with photoNo date
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Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbc100bs-abs Entry with photoNo date
G5
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Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (perfored).
Legend
Piece information
No change
Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)
  • Unconfirmed: Referenced piece that it's not confirmed the existence.
  • Added recently: Piece added since 15 April, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 15 April, 2024
  • Unverified: Piece that should exists but no verified piece is known.
  • In revision: Catalogued piece that is under revision.

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N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
NOTE: The piece identification from the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM) used in this website is updated to: Specialized issues (7th edition - 1995), General issues 1368-1960 (14th edition - 2012) and Modern issues 1961-2019 (25th edition - 2019)
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