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Piece bbcv10000bs-ba02r : Banknote of 10,000 Bolívares : Date Agosto 16 2001 : Banco Central de Venezuela

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Characteristics from Design B, Type A

  • Identification Code: bbcv10000bs-ba
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 10000B
  • Size: 156 x 69 mm (6.14 x 2.72 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in brown. On the right, portrait of Antonio José de Sucre. In the center, the denomination value "10000" with the denomination in words "DIEZ MIL BOLIVARES" «ten thousand Bolívares» splitted in two parts and the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank» below. On the left, watermarks zone. On the upper left corner, the country name "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». In each corner but bottom right corner the denomination value "10000".
  • Reverse: Design in background color. In the center, Supreme Court of Justice, ruddy daggerwing (Marpesia petreus) at left with Coat of Arms above. On the top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». In the bottom right corner,, the denomination in words "DIEZ MIL BOLIVARES" «ten thousand Bolívares». On the bottom left and upper right corners, the denomination value "10000".


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  • Amount of low or high serials: 117 (all), 44 (Level 1), 37 (Level 2), 25 (Level 3) and 11 (Level 4)
  • Low serial interval: B00000000-B00000116 (all), B00000073-B00000116 (Level 1), B00000036-B00000072 (Level 2), B00000011-B00000035 (Level 3) and B00000000-B00000010 (Level 4)
  • High serial interval: B-0000116-B00000000 (all), B-0000116-B-0000073 (Level 1), B-0000072-B-0000036 (Level 2), B-0000035-B-0000011 (Level 3) and B-0000010-B00000000 (Level 4)


  • Presidente «President»: Diego Luis Castellanos
  • Primer Vice presidente «First Vicepresident»: Gastón Parra

Identification in other catalogs

  • Qualitative code by Sergio Sucre: bcv10000b/0108/28/b/r
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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