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Obverse
Piece bbcm10bs-cbs (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcm10bs-cbs: Banknote from Banco Comercial de Maracaibo. 10 Bolívares. Design C, Type B. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: PANA
Reverse
Piece bbcm10bs-cbs (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcm10bs-cbs: Banknote from Banco Comercial de Maracaibo. 10 Bolívares. Design C, Type B. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: PANA
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbcm10bs-cb
  • 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 400.000".
  • 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: May 1927: 80,000 pieces (serie A6, interval A160001 - A240000)
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design C, Type A, with the capitalization amount "Bs. 400.000"
  • 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.
Other pieces (2)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S174pbbcm10bs-cbp Entry with updated photo (A)No date
-
-
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S174sbbcm10bs-cbs 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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