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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 100 Bolívares (Tabla) - Design B, Type A (Orejon) : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece bbcv100bs-ba01-c7 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv100bs-ba01-c7. Photograph credits: Carlos Garcia

Reverse

Piece bbcv100bs-ba01-c7 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv100bs-ba01-c7. Photograph credits: Carlos Garcia

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv100bs-ba
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 100B
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • Obverse: Design in brown with frame-like border. On the right, portrait of Simon Bolivar inside an oval from unknown author. On the left, the denomination value "100". In the center, the denomination in words "CIEN BOLÍVARES" «one hundred Bolívares» with the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank» below. On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». In each corner the denomination value "100".
  • Reverse: Design in brown with frame-like border. In the center, Monument to Carabobo by Antonio Rodríguez del Villar, site which Bolívar achieved the independence of Venezuela on June 24th 1821. On the left, inside a circle, the Coat of Arms. On the right, the denomination value "100". On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». On the bottom, the denomination in words "CIEN BOLÍVARES" «one hundred Bolívares». In each corner the denomination value "100".
  • Common name: This design had as common name "Orejón" (big ears) and it was retired out of circulation early because the inhabitants rejected the exaggerated and ugly engraving of Simon Bolivar
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

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Issues (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P41bbcv100bs-ba01-c7 Julio 23 1953
C7
930,000
Detail x
P41bbcv100bs-ba01-d7 Julio 23 1953
D7
270,000
Detail x

Other pieces (4)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv100bs-bas No date
7
-
Detail x
Stamped "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
N/Lbbcv100bs-bas2 No date
C7
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces with two printer oval seals "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE", in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv100bs-bas3 No date
C7
-
Detail x
"CANCELLED" pinch holes.
N/Lbbcv100bs-bas4 No date
C7
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN" with two printer oval seals "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE", in red (not perfored).

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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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