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Banknotes from Banco Caracas : 100 Bolívares - Design B, Type A : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece bbc100bs-bap (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbc100bs-bap. Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Reverse

Piece bbc100bs-bap2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbc100bs-bap2. Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbc100bs-ba
  • Size: 77 x 177 mm (3.03 x 6.97 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in black over a background in yellow and blue. 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". 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" / "A LA PRESENTACION DE ESTE BILLETE" (upon presentation of this banknote). On the upper left corner and right corners the denomination value "100" within a guilloche. On the bottom, the date filling space "Caracas, _____ de 18__".
  • 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: August 1890: 5000 pieces (serie A4 and A5, interval A6000 - A9999 and A10000 - A10999), March 1891: 9000 pieces (serie B5, interval B11000 - B19999).
  • Signatures: "Presidente del directorio" (chairman), "Director" «Director» and "Gerente" (Manager)

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Other pieces (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
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N/Lbbc100bs-bap No date
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Detail x
Obverse only print proof
N/Lbbc100bs-bap2 No date
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Detail x
Reverse only print proof

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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 1961-2014 (20th edition - 2014)

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