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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbc20bs-bap (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Back

bbc20bs-bap_b-n-c-1.jpg
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

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Characteristics from Design B, Type A

  • Identification Code: bbc20bs-ba
  • Size: 77 x 177 mm (3.03 x 6.97 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in black over a background in purple and lilac. 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. In the center, the denomination in words "CIEN BOLÍVARES" «one hundred 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). Below, the date filling space "Caracas ______ de 18__".
  • 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: August 1890: 45,000 pieces (serie A5, interval A11000 - A55999) pieces

Characteristics

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

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Signatures

  • Presidente del directorio «chairman»: 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): S131
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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