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Piece bbcv1000bsf-aa01-b8 : Banknote of 1000 Bolívares Fuertes : Date Agosto 18 2016 : Banco Central de Venezuela

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: bbcv1000bsf-aa
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • General: Multicolor design with violet and dark green as predominant colors.
  • Obverse: Design with portrait orientation. On the top, "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». Below, the denomination value "1000", the denomination in words "MIL BOLÍVARES" «one 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 Pedro Camejo (Negro Primero) based on a brozen bust done in 1930 by Antonio Rodríguez del Villar and it's located in Monument to Carabobo, with the denomination value "1000" below. 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 Giant Armadillo (Priodontes maximus). 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 right, the denomination value "1000" and the denomination in words "MIL BOLÍVARES" «one thousand Bolívares».
  • Some security elements: diving 3D security thread in 3 windows; watermarks, secondary security thread, invisible ink (ultraviolet) and see-through perfect print registration. On the obverse latent image "BCV" on the bottom.
  • Watermark: portrait of Pedro Camejo and the denomination value "1000".


  • Identification Code: bbcv1000bsf-aa01-b8
  • Piece type: Normal issued banknote
  • Date: Agosto 18 2016
  • Serie: B8. Prefix B followed by 8 digits
  • Amount: 50,400,000 (estimated).
  • Printer: Crane Currency (unconfirmed)
  • Serial interval: Unknown. Estimated B00000001 - B50400000. Known B00000001 - B50353404
  • Known serial prefix: B00-B50 ?

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  • Amount of low or high serials: 7471 (all), 4395 (Level 1), 2272 (Level 2), 718 (Level 3) and 86 (Level 4)
  • Low serial interval: B00000001-B00007471 (all), B00003077-B00007471 (Level 1), B00000805-B00003076 (Level 2), B00000087-B00000804 (Level 3) and B00000001-B00000086 (Level 4)
  • High serial interval: B50392530-B50400000 (all), B50392530-B50396924 (Level 1), B50396925-B50399196 (Level 2), B50399197-B50399914 (Level 3) and B50399915-B50400000 (Level 4)


  • Presidente BCV «President of BCV»: Nelson Merentes
  • Primer Vicepresidente BCV «First vicepresident of BCV»: José Khan

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): P95a
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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