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Obverse
Piece bbcm10bs-ca03-a6 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcm10bs-ca03-a6: Banknote from Banco Comercial de Maracaibo. 10 Bolívares. Design C, Type A. Date Febrero 22 1929. Serie A6
Reverse
Piece bbcm10bs-ca03-a6 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcm10bs-ca03-a6: Banknote from Banco Comercial de Maracaibo. 10 Bolívares. Design C, Type A. Date Febrero 22 1929. Serie A6
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbcm10bs-ca
  • Size: 169 x 70 mm (6.65 x 2.76 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 DE MARACAIBO" - "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 2.000.000".
  • Reverse: Design in green. In the center, allegorical of a cowboy chasing cows. Above, the issuer name "BANCO COMERCIAL DE MARACAIBO". 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: October 1928: 100,000 pieces (serie A6, interval A240000 - A340000)
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design B, Type A, adds in the center, a pink security background.
  • 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.
Issues (4)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcm10bs-cax-6 Entry with photoUnrecognized Date
A6
-
Signers: Roger Luzardo R., E. A. Perez, Unknown
N/Lbbcm10bs-ca01-a6 Entry with photo Febrero 01 1929
A6
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Known A248661 - A299368. Signers: Roger Luzardo R., E. A. Perez, C. M. Garcías
N/Lbbcm10bs-ca03-a6 Entry with photo Febrero 22 1929
A6
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Known A312545 - A316883. Signers: Roger Luzardo R., E. A. Perez, C. M. Garcías
S176abbcm10bs-ca02-a6 Entry with updated photo Marzo 09 1929
A6
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Known A320463 - A335507. Signers: Roger Luzardo R., E. A. Perez, C. M. Garcías
Other pieces (3)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S176p2bbcm10bs-cap2 Entry with photo (A)No date
-
-
Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S176sbbcm10bs-cas Entry with photoNo date
A6
-
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
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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