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Piece bbcv1bs-aa01-e8 : Banknote of 1 Bolívar (Tinoquito) : Date Octubre 05 1989 : Banco Central de Venezuela

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: bbcv1bs-aa
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 1A
  • Size: 115mm x 55mm. The size is smaller than regular size of 156mm x 69mm
  • General: Dark blue printing with blue-violet variations underprint.
  • Obverse: On the right, image of 1 Bolívar coin. In the center, the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank». On the left, the value "1", with a serial number below. On the top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». On the bottom, the denomination in words "UN BOLIVAR".
  • Reverse: In the center, the denomination in words "Un Bolívar". On the left, Coat of Arms. On the right, a guilloche. In each corner the value "1".
  • Common name: This banknote, with the 2 Bolívares banknotes was also known with the popular name of "Tinoquito", in honor of the president of the Central Bank of Venezuela by then. Another popular name was "Monopolio", derived by similar size and paper quality of the popular game "Monopoly".
  • Circulation note: Theses banknotes were issued in emergency to solve the shortage of coins during 1988-1989, as a consequence of illegal funding to obtain nickel due to the high price of this metal in comparison to it's face value. The banknotes that are part of these issues are 1 Bolívar, 2 Bolívares and 5 Bolívares (Design B, type B).
  • Note about amount of pieces: There is no known case of the serie E8. To complete the last bundle of the serie of 99,999,999 pieces, and the last piece could not be the serie number 100,000,000 instead it could be a replacement serie piece. Based on information from Venezuelan Metallic Coins (Asdrúbal Grillet), How to collect banknotes-Venezuelan Catalog 1811-2003 (Germán Hernandez) and Centralized banknote issues of Venezuela (Sergio Sucre), the amount of pieces were 600 millions. However, the known series and amount of pieces are far from that the official amount. Maybe there were other series prefix that never have circulated, printed or have been destroyed.

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv1bs-aa01-e8
  • Piece type: Normal issued banknote
  • Date: Octubre 05 1989
  • Serie: E8. Prefix E followed by 8 digits
  • Amount: 99,999,999.
  • Printer: Bundesdruckerei
  • Serial interval: E00000001 - E99999999. Known ??? - ???

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Fancy serial numbers

The special serial number is described in Fancy serial number.
  • Amount of low or high serials: 10544 (all), 6349 (Level 1), 3154 (Level 2), 938 (Level 3) and 103 (Level 4)
  • Amount of bookend serial number: 999,999 (2 digits), 99,999 (4 digits), 9,999 (4 digits)
  • Amount of ladder serial number: 700 (circular), 1,280 (non-circular)
  • Amount of many repeated digits in-a-row serial number: 29,160 (5 digits), 2,430 (6 digits), 180 (7 digits)
  • Amount of many repeated digits of-a-kind serial number: 408,240 (5 digits), 22,680 (5 digits), 720 (7 digits)
  • Amount of serial number with unique digits: 11,430 (2 digits-binary), 695,520 (3 digits-ternary)
  • Amount of repeater serial number: 99 (2 digits)
  • Amount of birthday serial number (estimated between years 1900-2050): 55,266 (day-month-year), 55,266 (month-day-year), 55,266 (year-month-day)
  • Amount of doubles serial number: 7,290
  • Amount of radar serial number: 9,999
  • Amount of rotator serial number: 255
  • Amount of solid serial number: 9

Signatures

  • Presidente «President»: Pedro Tinoco
  • Primer Vice presidente «First Vicepresident»: José Vicente Rodríguez Aznar

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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