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Piece bbc100bs-bb01-e5 : Banknote of 100 Bolívares : Date Marzo 22 1902 : Banco Caracas

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Obverse

Piece bbc100bs-bb01-e5 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Andrés Cortazar

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Characteristics from Design B, Type B

  • Identification Code: bbc100bs-bb
  • 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: January 1893: 4000 pieces (serie C5, interval C20000 - C23999), May 1894: 3000 pieces (serie D5, interval D24000 - D26999), March 1898: 6000 pieces (serie E5, interval E27000 - E32999).
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design B, Type A, the title of the signers.

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbc100bs-bb01-e5
  • Piece type: Normal issued banknote
  • Date: Marzo 22 1902
  • Serie: E5. Prefix E followed by 5 digits
  • Amount: Unknown. 1 known piece. (based on reports and researches. Not conclusive about amount of surviving pieces)
  • Printer: American Bank Note Co.
  • Serial interval: Unknown. Known E29222 - ???
  • Known pieces or cases: E29222

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Signatures

  • Director «Director»: Unknown
  • Director «Director»: Unknown
  • Gerente «Manager»: Unknown

Identification in other catalogs

  • Qualitative code by Sergio Sucre: Not listed
  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): Not listed
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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