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Piece bbcv10000bss-ab01r (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Felix Gutierrez
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Characteristics from Design A, Type B
  • Identification Code: bbcv10000bss-ab
  • Size: 156 x 69 mm (6.14 x 2.72 in.)
  • General: Design in cyan.
  • Obverse: Design with portrait orientation. On the top, "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». Below, the denomination value "10000", the denomination in words "DIEZ MIL BOLIVARES" «ten thousand 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. In the center, over the field Mausoleum of the Liberator Simon Bolivar. On the right, watermarks zone. On the top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». On the left, Coat of Arms. On the bottom,, the denomination in words "DIEZ MIL BOLIVARES" «ten thousand Bolívares» and the denomination value "10000". On the bottom left the denomination value "10000" repeated 4 times.
  • Some security elements: diving holographic security thread in 5 windows. watermarks, security thread, invisible ink (ultraviolet), see-through perfect print registration.
  • Watermark: "BCV" and portrait of Simon Bolivar by Philippe Froesch.
  • Variations: From Design A, Type A, changess the security thread and portrait of the watermarks
  • Identification Code: bbcv10000bss-ab01r
  • Piece type: Replacement Banknote
  • Date: Enero 22 2019
  • Serie: X8. Prefix X followed by 8 digits
  • Amount: 210,600 (estimated).
  • Printer: Joint Stock Company Goznak (unconfirmed)
  • Serial interval: Unknown. Estimated X00320001 - X00530600. Known X00325962 - X00530206
  • Known serial prefix: X0032-X0034, X0049, X0053 ?
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Fancy serial numbers
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  • Amount of low or high serials: 475 (all), 218 (Level 1), 155 (Level 2), 80 (Level 3) and 22 (Level 4)
  • Low serial interval: X00320001-X00320475 (all), X00320258-X00320475 (Level 1), X00320103-X00320257 (Level 2), X00320023-X00320102 (Level 3) and X00320001-X00320022 (Level 4)
  • High serial interval: X00530126-X00530600 (all), X00530126-X00530343 (Level 1), X00530344-X00530498 (Level 2), X00530499-X00530578 (Level 3) and X00530579-X00530600 (Level 4)
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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