Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbc20bs-bcp (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbc20bs-bcp: Design B, Type C. Proof banknote without date
Photograph credits: Numisur
Reverse
Piece bbc20bs-bcp (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbc20bs-bcp: Design B, Type C. Proof banknote without date
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" «The Banco Caracas will pay to the bearer in cash» / "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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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
N/Lbbc20bs-bcx-6 Entry with incomplete photoUnrecognized Date
F5
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SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S141pbbc20bs-bcp
(Formelly as bbc20bs-aap) Entry with photo
No date
F5
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Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (perfored).
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 30 December, 2023
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 30 December, 2023
  • Unverified: Piece that should exists but no verified piece is known.
  • In revision: Catalogued piece that is under revision.

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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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