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Serie interval coincidence

- The serial interval of this piece match partially or totally to another catalogued piece in the same design but distinct type or date.

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Design A, Type A. Date Septiembre 03 2020. Serie Z8. Replacement banknote, second interval (bbcv1000000bss-aa01r2)

Piece bbcv1000000bss-ab01r (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Angel Trejo
Piece bbcv1000000bss-ab01r (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Angel Trejo
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Characteristics from Design A, Type B
  • Identification Code: bbcv1000000bss-ab
  • General: Design in light-blue and cream
  • Obverse: Design with portrait orientation. On the top, "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». Below, the denomination "1 MILLÓN DE BOLÍVARES", the date, the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank» and the signers. At right, watermarks zone. On the bottom, portrait of Simon Bolivar by Philippe Froesch. The serial numbers are located at upper right and bottom left rotated 90 degrees clock-wise.
  • Reverse: Design with landscape orientation. On the left, Coat of Arms, Triumph Arc and "Batalla de Carabobo" by Martín Tovar y Tovar. On the right, watermarks zone. On the top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». On the bottom left "200 Años Batalla de Carabobo" «200 years of Battle of Carabobo», and on the right the denomination in words "1 MILLÓN DE BOLÍVARES".
  • Some security elements: diving holographic security thread in 4 windows with "BCV", "BCV", "BCV" and "BCV" (in front of light); watermarks, invisible ink (ultraviolet), see-through perfect print registration.
  • Watermark: "BCV" and portrait of Simon Bolivar by Philippe Froesch.
  • Identification Code: bbcv1000000bss-ab01r
  • Piece type: Replacement Banknote
  • Date: Septiembre 03 2020
  • Serie: Z8. Prefix Z followed by 8 digits
  • Amount: 8550 (estimated).
  • Printer: Venezuelan Mint (unconfirmed)
  • Serial interval: Unknown. Estimated Z00000001 - Z00008550. Known Z00000015 - Z00008176
  • Known serial prefix: Z00000-Z00008 ?
Update known serial number interval
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- A banknote piece with unknown serie prefix or out of estimated or known serial interval does not necessarily means that it's a unique and rare piece.

Due to the absence of official information, piece distribution in the country, difficulties and limits to the inhabitants to access paper money, specially since 2017 approximately, make difficult the studies and estimation of banknote issues.

The warning apply also for known pieces due to the reserved information from collectors.

The precision and quality of the information depends on these previouly mentioned factors, received reports and social network information.
Research comments
- There is an ongoing research of same serial prefix and number with the replacement pieces of type A bbcv1000000bss-aa01r2.
Fancy serial numbers
The special serial number is described in Fancy serial number. This information is based on estimated amount and/or serial interval
  • Amount of low or high serials: 95 (all), 35 (Level 1), 30 (Level 2), 20 (Level 3) and 10 (Level 4)
  • Low serial interval: Z00000001-Z00000095 (all), Z00000061-Z00000095 (Level 1), Z00000031-Z00000060 (Level 2), Z00000011-Z00000030 (Level 3) and Z00000001-Z00000010 (Level 4)
  • High serial interval: Z00008456-Z00008550 (all), Z00008456-Z00008490 (Level 1), Z00008491-Z00008520 (Level 2), Z00008521-Z00008540 (Level 3) and Z00008541-Z00008550 (Level 4)
Identification in other catalogs
  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): P114a*
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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