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

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  • Identification Code: bbc100bs-bc
  • 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 19__".
  • 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: March 1907: 4000 pieces (serie F5, interval F33000 - F36999)
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design B, Type B, changes the date filling space from "18__" to "19__".

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