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Piece bbcm20bs-bas : Banknote of 20 Bolívares : No date : Banco Comercial de Maracaibo

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Obverse

Piece bbcm20bs-bas (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Ebay: detlef_hilmer

Reverse

Piece bbcm20bs-bas (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Ebay: detlef_hilmer

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Characteristics from Design B, Type A

  • Identification Code: bbcm20bs-ba
  • Obverse: Design in green 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 green. 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: August 1933: 50,000 pieces (serie B6, interval B050001 - B100000)
  • Design variations: From Design A, Type A, the color changes to green

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcm20bs-bas
  • Piece type: Specimen banknote without date
  • Date: No date
  • Serie: B5. Prefix B followed by 5 zeroes
  • Amount: Unknown.
  • Printer: American Bank Note Co.
  • Numered specimen range:
  • Note: Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).

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Signatures

  • Director «Director»: No signature
  • Director «Director»: No signature
  • Director «Director»: No signature

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): S182s
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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