Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Piece bbcc1000bs-aap (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcc1000bs-aap: Design A, Type A. Proof banknote without date
Photograph credits: Marcos Urrutia
Piece bbcc1000bs-aap2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcc1000bs-aap2: Design A, Type A. Proof banknote without date #2
Photograph credits: Marcos Urrutia
  • Identification Code: bbcc1000bs-aa
  • Size: 224 x 104 mm (8.82 x 4.09 in.)
  • Obverse: Black over green underprint. At left, National Arms, in the center a riding horse with "SOCIEDAD ANÓNIMA" below, at right Christopher Columbus sighting land. At top "BANCO COMERCIAL".
  • Production information: February 1888: 500 pieces (serie 4, interval 1800 - 2300)
  • Signatures: "Gerente" «Manager»
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SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
S170bbcc1000bs-aap Entry with incomplete photoNo date
Obverse only print proof
N/Lbbcc1000bs-aap2 Entry with incomplete photoNo date
Reverse only print proof
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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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