Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbc400bs-aa01-c4 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbc400bs-aa01-c4: Banknote from Banco Caracas. 400 Bolívares. Design A, Type A. Date Agosto 29 1910. Serie C4
Photograph credits: Richard Rosenman: Billetes de Venezuela
Reverse
Piece bbc400bs-aa01-c4 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbc400bs-aa01-c4: Banknote from Banco Caracas. 400 Bolívares. Design A, Type A. Date Agosto 29 1910. Serie C4
Photograph credits: Richard Rosenman: Billetes de Venezuela
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbc400bs-aa
  • Obverse: Design in blue. In the center, the denomination in words "CUATROCIENTOS BOLIVARES" surrounded by the payment clause "El Banco Caracas pagara al portador en dinero efectivo a la presentacion de este billete" «Banco Caracas will pay to the bearer in cash upon presentation of this banknote». On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CARACAS", "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA" and the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL B. 6.000.000". On the bottom, the signatures zone. Above, the date filling space "Caracas, _____ de 189__". On the left, allegorical of a seated woman. In each corner the denomination value "400".
  • Reverse: Design in red. 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, the denomination value "400" within a guilloche.
  • Production information: January 1893: 2500 pieces (serie C4, interval C6000 - C8499)
  • 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.
Issues (1)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S138abbc400bs-aa01-c4 Entry with photo Agosto 29 1910
C4
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Known C8160 - ???
Other pieces (3)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S138pbbc400bs-aap Entry with photoNo date
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbc400bs-aap2 Entry with photoNo date
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Obverse only print proof. Progresive print proof.
N/Lbbc400bs-aap3 Entry with photoNo date
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Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
Legend
Piece information
No change
Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)

Entry without photo

Entry with photo

Entry with updated photo

Entry with incomplete photo

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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