Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbcm10bs-aas2 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcm10bs-aas2: Design A, Type A. Specimen banknote without date #2
Photograph credits: Ebay: knight-niczar
Reverse
Piece bbcm10bs-aas2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcm10bs-aas2: Design A, Type A. Specimen banknote without date #2
Photograph credits: Ebay: knight-niczar
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbcm10bs-aa
  • Size: 161 x 75 mm (6.34 x 2.95 in.)
  • Obverse: In the center, portrait of Rafael Urdaneta inside an oval. On each side, the denomination value "10" within a guilloche. Above, the issuer name "BANCO COMERCIAL" - "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA". Below, the denomination in words "DIEZ BOLIVARES" «Ten Bolívares» and the payment clause "pagara al portador en sus oficinas en dinero en efectivo" «will pay to the bearer in the office in cash». In each corner the denomination value "10" within a guilloche. On the bottom, the signatures zone with the value in words "DIEZ" «ten». On the left, the date filling space "Maracaibo, __________ 19__". On the right, the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL Bs 400.000".
  • Reverse: Design in green. In the center, allegorical of a cowboy chasing cows. Above, the issuer name "BANCO COMERCIAL". Below, "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA". On each side, the denomination value "10" within a guilloche. In upper corners, the denomination value "10" within a guilloche. In the bottom corners the denomination value in roman "X" (10).
  • Production information: May 1916: 80,000 pieces (serie A5, interval A00001 - A80000)
  • Signatures: "Director" «Director», "Director" «Director» and "Director" «Director»
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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
S171sbbcm10bs-aap Entry with photoNo date
A5
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Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (perfored).
S171pbbcm10bs-aap2 Entry with photoNo date
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Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S171pbbcm10bs-aap3 Entry with photoNo date
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbcm10bs-aas Entry with incomplete photoNo date
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No Specimen stamp (perfored)
S171sbbcm10bs-aas2 Entry with photoNo date
A5
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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 17 February, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 17 February, 2024
  • Unverified: Piece that should exists but no verified piece is known.
  • In revision: Catalogued piece that is under revision.

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Entry with photo to improve

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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