Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Piece bbc100bs-bb01-e5 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbc100bs-bb01-e5: Design B, Type B. Date Marzo 22 1902. Serie E5
Photograph credits: Andrés Cortazar
  • Date: Marzo 22 1902
  • 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" «The Banco Caracas will pay to the bearer in cash» / "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.
  • Signatures: "Director" «Director», "Director" «Director» and "Gerente" «Manager»
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
N/Lbbc100bs-bb01-e5 Entry with incomplete photo Marzo 22 1902
Known E29222 - ???
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