Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Marzo 21 1911

bbc100bs-ac01-g5

Octubre 09 1913

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Julio 14 1914

bbc100bs-ac04-g4

Marzo 30 1920

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Mayo 23 1921

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Obverse
Piece bbc100bs-ac05-g4 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Mercadolibre: inverbana
Reverse
Piece bbc100bs-ac05-g4 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Mercadolibre: inverbana
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Characteristics from Design A, Type C
  • Identification Code: bbc100bs-ac
  • 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 A, Type B, with overprint "PAGADERO EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payment to the bearer at the bank offices».
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbc100bs-ac05-g4
  • Piece type: Normal issued banknote
  • Date: Octubre 09 1913
  • Serie: G4. Prefix G followed by 4 digits
  • Amount: Unknown. 1 known piece. (based on reports and researches. Not conclusive about amount of surviving pieces)
  • Printer: The Hommer Lee Bank Note Company New York
  • Serial interval: Unknown. Known G1592 - ???
  • Known pieces or cases: G1592
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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.
Signatures
  • Director «Director»: Unknown
  • Director «Director»: Unknown
  • Gerente «Manager»: Unknown
Identification in other catalogs
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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