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Piece bbcm20bs-aa02-b6 : Banknote of 20 Bolívares : Date Marzo 01 1929 : Banco Comercial de Maracaibo

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Obverse

Piece bbcm20bs-aa02-b6 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Archives International Auctions

Reverse

Piece bbcm20bs-aa02-b6 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Archives International Auctions

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: bbcm20bs-aa
  • Size: 70 x 169 mm.
  • Obverse: Design in blue over a background in light-blue. In the center, allegorical of several oil well. Above, the issuer name "BANCO COMERCIAL DE MARACAIBO" and "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA". Below, the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty 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 the bottom border, the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL Bs.2.000.000". On each side, the denomination value "20" within a guilloche. On the bottom, the signatures zone. On the left, the date filling space.
  • Reverse: Design in blue. In the center, allegorical of a sea port with a ship. On the top, the issuer name "BANCO COMERCIAL DE MARACAIBO". On the bottom, the legend "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA". On the left, On the left and on the right, the denomination value "20" within a guilloche. In each corner the denomination value "20".
  • Production information: September 1928: 50,000 pieces (serie B6, interval B000001 - B050000)

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcm20bs-aa02-b6
  • Piece type: Normal issued banknote
  • Date: Marzo 01 1929
  • Serie: B6. Prefix B followed by 6 digits
  • Amount: Unknown. 6 known pieces. (based on reports and researches. Not conclusive about amount of surviving pieces)
  • Printer: American Bank Note Co.
  • Serial interval: Unknown. Known B001988 - B020595
  • Known pieces or cases: B001988, B007564, B008958, B014180, B017654 and B020595

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Signatures

  • Director «Director»: Roger Luzardo R.
  • Director «Director»: E. A. Perez
  • Director «Director»: C. M. Garcías

Identification in other catalogs

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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