Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Information about Banco Central de Venezuela and the Monetary Unit Bolívar Soberano
Historical overview
The Banco Central de Venezuela was created on September 7th 1939 with the issue of the Act "Ley del Banco Central de Venezuela" «The Central Bank of Venezuela Act», as a goal to centralize the banknotes and coin issuing, which in that time, many banks where issuing banknotes.
Monetary Unit Name
Bolívar Soberano
Monetary System
100 Céntimos (BsS) = 1 Bolívar Soberano
Monetary equivalence
100,000,000 Bolívares (Bs) = 1 Bolívar Soberano (BsS)
1000 Bolívares Fuerte (BsF) = 1 Céntimos (BsS)
100,000 Bolívares Fuerte (BsF) = 1 Bolívar Soberano (BsS)
Time Period
Since August 20th 2018 replaces "Bolívar Fuerte". Starting October 1st 2021 there is a redenomination process by dividing the value by 1,000,000.00 with the name "Bolívar Digital"
2 Bolívares Soberanos
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5 Bolívares Soberanos
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10 Bolívares Soberanos
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20 Bolívares Soberanos
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50 Bolívares Soberanos
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100 Bolívares Soberanos
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200 Bolívares Soberanos
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Banknotes of 200 Bolívares Soberanos
500 Bolívares Soberanos
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Banknotes of 500 Bolívares Soberanos
10,000 Bolívares Soberanos
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Banknotes of 10,000 Bolívares Soberanos
20,000 Bolívares Soberanos
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Banknotes of 20,000 Bolívares Soberanos
50,000 Bolívares Soberanos
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Banknotes of 50,000 Bolívares Soberanos
200,000 Bolívares Soberanos
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500,000 Bolívares Soberanos
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Banknotes of 500,000 Bolívares Soberanos
1,000,000 Bolívares Soberanos
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Banknotes of 1,000,000 Bolívares Soberanos
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