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Banknotes in Bolívares : Banco Comercial de Maracaibo : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Information about Banco Comercial de Maracaibo and the Monetary Unit Bolívar

Historical overview

Founded in 1916 with the name of "Banco Comercial" and later renamed to "Banco Comercial de Maracaibo".

Monetary Unit Name

Bolívar of Silver (1879-1918)
Bolívar of Gold (1918-1974)
Bolívar (1974-2007)

Monetary System

100 Céntimos = 1 Bolívar

Time Period

From 1879 through December 31st 2007, which has been replaced by "Bolívar Fuerte".

Monetary equivalence

5 Céntimos = 1 Centavo (Venezolano)
1 Bolívar = 20 Centavo (Venezolano)
5 Bolívares = 1 Venezolano
1000 Bolívares = 1 Bolívar Fuerte


10 Bolívares

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Banknotes of 10 Bolívares

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