Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbc20bs-abp (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbc20bs-abp: Design A, Type B. Proof banknote without date
Photograph credits: PANA
Reverse
Piece bbc20bs-abp (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbc20bs-abp: Design A, Type B. Proof banknote without date
Photograph credits: PANA
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbc20bs-ab
  • General: 177 x 77 mm (6.97 x 3.03 in.)
  • 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" «The Banco Caracas will pay to the bearer in cash» / "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
  • 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.
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S147pbbc20bs-abp Entry with photoNo date
G5
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N/Lbbc20bs-abp2 Entry with photoNo date
G5
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard. Only Calcographic (intanglio) printing
N/Lbbc20bs-abp3 Entry with photoNo date
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Obverse only print proof
N/Lbbc20bs-abp4 Entry with photoNo date
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Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbc20bs-abp5 Entry with photoNo date
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Reverse only print proof over a cardboard. (in blue)
N/Lbbc20bs-abp6 Entry with photoNo date
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Reverse only print proof over a cardboard. Progresive print proof
Legend
Piece information
No change
Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)
  • Unconfirmed: Referenced piece that it's not confirmed the existence.
  • Added recently: Piece added since 23 March, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 23 March, 2024
  • Unverified: Piece that should exists but no verified piece is known.
  • In revision: Catalogued piece that is under revision.

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Entry with photo to improve

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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