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Piece bbc20bs-abp6 : Banknote of 20 Bolívares : No date : Banco Caracas

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Reverse

Piece bbc20bs-abp6 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Back

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Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

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Characteristics from Design A, Type B

  • 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.

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbc20bs-abp6
  • Date: No date
  • Serie: No serial number
  • Amount: Unknown.
  • Printer: The Hommer Lee Bank Note Company New York
  • Numered specimen range:
  • Note: Reverse only print proof over a cardboard. Progresive print proof

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Signatures

  • Director «Director»: No signature
  • Director «Director»: No signature
  • Gerente «Manager»: No signature

Identification in other catalogs

  • Qualitative code by Sergio Sucre: Not listed
  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): Not listed
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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