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Obverse
Piece bbc10bs-abs (Obverse)
Photograph credits: PANA
Reverse
Piece bbc10bs-abs (Reverse)
Photograph credits: PANA
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Characteristics from Design A, Type B
  • 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
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbc10bs-abs
  • Piece type: Specimen banknote without date
  • Date: No date
  • Serie: J6. Prefix J followed by 6 zeroes or digits
  • Amount: Unknown.
  • Printer: American Bank Note Co.
  • Numbered specimen range:
  • Note: Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
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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.
Signatures
  • Director «Director»: Unknown
  • Director «Director»: Unknown
  • Gerente «Manager»: - Default -
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): S157s
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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