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Obverse
Piece bbc100bs-ad01-i5 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbc100bs-ad01-i5: Banknote from Banco Caracas. 100 Bolívares. Design A, Type D. Date Junio 22 1928. Serie I5
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus
Reverse
Piece bbc100bs-ad01-i5 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbc100bs-ad01-i5: Banknote from Banco Caracas. 100 Bolívares. Design A, Type D. Date Junio 22 1928. Serie I5
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbc100bs-ad
  • 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» / "EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «at the office of the bank».
  • 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: April 1923: 40,000 pieces (serie I5, interval I00001 - I40000), March 1926: 50,000 pieces (serie J5, interval J00001 - J50000),
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design A, Type C, add to the payment clause "EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «at the office of the bank».
  • 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.
Issues (3)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbc100bs-ad02-i5 Entry with photo Enero 09 1925
I5
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Known I06055 - I08344
S159bbc100bs-ad01-i5 Entry with photo Junio 22 1928
I5
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Known I34467 - ???
N/Lbbc100bs-ad01-j5 Entry with updated photo (N) Mayo 16 1934
J5
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Known J01528 - ???
Other pieces (6)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbc100bs-adp Entry with photoNo date
-
-
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbc100bs-adp2 Entry with photoNo date
-
-
Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbc100bs-adp3 Entry with photoNo date
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Obverse only print proof Progresive print proof
S159sbbc100bs-ads Entry with photoNo date
I6
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Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (perfored).
N/Lbbc100bs-ads2 Entry with photoNo date
I6
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Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (perfored).
N/Lbbc100bs-ads3 Entry with photoNo date
J6
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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)

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Entry with incomplete photo

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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