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Obverse
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Photo from piece bbc10bs-abs2: Banknote from Banco Caracas. 10 Bolívares. Design A, Type B. Specimen banknote without date #2
Photograph credits: Hugo Lugo
Reverse
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Photo from piece bbc10bs-abs2: Banknote from Banco Caracas. 10 Bolívares. Design A, Type B. Specimen banknote without date #2
Photograph credits: Hugo Lugo
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbc10bs-ab
  • Obverse: Design in black over a background in yellow. In the center, allegorical of an old building. Above, the issuer name "BANCO CARACAS", "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA". Below, the denomination in words "DIEZ BOLIVARES" «Ten Bolívares» and part of the payment clause. On each side, within a guilloche the denomination value "10" with part of the payment clause. In each corner within a guilloche the denomination value "10" . On the bottom, the signatures zone. At left, the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL B 6.000.000". The payment clause is "EL BANCO CARACAS PAGARA AL" / "PORTADOR EN DINERO EFECTIVO" / "DIEZ BOLIVARES" / "A LA PRESENTACION DE ESTE BILLETE" / "EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO"
  • Reverse: Design in red. In the center, Arms of the City of Caracas surrounded by the issuer name "BANCO CARACAS" - "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA". On each side, the denomination value "10" and the denomination in words "DIEZ BOLIVARES" «Ten Bolívares». On the bottom, the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL B6.000.000".
  • Production information: March 1926: 100,000 pieces (serie J6, interval J000001 - J100000)
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design A, Type A, The payment clause
  • 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 (2)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S157abbc10bs-ab01-j6 Entry with photo Marzo 26 1928
J6
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Known J010289 - ???
N/Lbbc10bs-ab02-j6 Entry with photo Septiembre 28 1928
J6
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Known J019519 - J019973
Other pieces (3)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbc10bs-abp Entry with photoNo date
-
-
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S157sbbc10bs-abs Entry with photoNo date
J6
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Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
S157sbbc10bs-abs2 Entry with photoNo date
J6
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Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
Legend
Piece information
No change
Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)

Entry without photo

Entry with photo

Entry with updated photo

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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