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Banknotes from Banco Caracas : 20 Bolívares - Design A, Type B : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece bbc20bs-abp (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbc20bs-abp. Photograph credits: PANA

Reverse

Piece bbc20bs-abp (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbc20bs-abp. Photograph credits: PANA

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbc20bs-ab
  • General: 77mm x 177mm
  • Obverse: Design in green. On the left, allegorical of Liberty with Phrygian cap. On the right, allegorical of cherub with the denomination value "20" within a guilloche above. On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CARACAS", "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA" and the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL B. 6.000.000". On the upper left and bottom right corners, the denomination value "20". On the bottom, the signatures zone with the value in words "VEINTE" (twenty) as background. Above, the date filling space "Caracas ______ de 19__". In the center, the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty 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)
  • 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 each side and on the corners, the denomination value "20" within a guilloche.
  • Production information: December 1912: 100,000 pieces (serie G5, interval G00001 - G99999) and G100000
  • Design variations: From Design B, Type C, changes the background color.
  • Signatures: "Director" «Director», "Director" «Director» and "Gerente" (Manager)

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Other pieces (6)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S147pbbc20bs-abp No date
G5
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Detail x
N/Lbbc20bs-abp2 No date
G5
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Detail x
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard. Only Calcographic (intanglio) printing
N/Lbbc20bs-abp3 No date
-
-
Detail x
Obverse only print proof
N/Lbbc20bs-abp4 No date
-
-
Detail x
Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbc20bs-abp5 No date
-
-
Detail x
Reverse only print proof over a cardboard. (in blue)
N/Lbbc20bs-abp6 No date
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-
Detail x
Reverse only print proof over a cardboard. Progresive print proof

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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 1961-2014 (20th edition - 2014)

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