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

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Obverse

Piece bbc20bs-bcp (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbc20bs-bcp. Photograph credits: Numisur

Reverse

Piece bbc20bs-bcp (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbc20bs-bcp. Photograph credits: Numisur

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbc20bs-bc
  • 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 19__".
  • 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: March 1907: 5000 pieces (serie F6, interval F101000 - F105999) pieces
  • Design variations: From Design B, Type B, the date filling space from "18__" to "19__"
  • Signatures: "Director" «Director», "Director" «Director» and "Gerente" (Manager)

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Other pieces (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S141pbbc20bs-bcp
(Formelly as bbc20bs-aap)
No date
F5
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (perfored).
N/Lbbc20bs-bcx-6 Unrecognized Date
F5
-
Detail x

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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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