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Piece bbcv20000bs-ba01-b8 : Banknote of 20,000 Bolívares : Date Agosto 16 2001 : Banco Central de Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece bbcv20000bs-ba01-b8 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Reverse

Piece bbcv20000bs-ba01-b8 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Characteristics from Design B, Type A

  • Identification Code: bbcv20000bs-ba
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20000B
  • Size: 156 mm x 69 mm
  • Obverse: Design in ocher. On the right, portrait of Simón Rodríguez, that seems that it was painted by Juan Agustín Guerrero. In the center, the denomination value "20000" with the denomination in words "VEINTE MIL BOLIVARES" «twenty thousand Bolívares» splitted in two parts over the Angel Falls as background, 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 top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». In each corner but bottom left corner the denomination value "20000".
  • Reverse: Design in ocher. In the center, view of the Angel Falls, discovered in 1937 by James (Jimmy) Angel, Guacamaya, the orchid Cattleya Mosiae and Coat of Arms. On the top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». In the bottom right corner,, the denomination in words "VEINTE MIL BOLIVARES" «twenty thousand Bolívares». On the bottom left and upper right corners, the denomination value "20000".
  • Similarities of the obverse design: The design is similar to Design A, Type A, the design varies with the change of the text "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela» to "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela», color, variations in ornaments and engravements.
  • Similarities of the reverse design: The design is similar to Design A, Type A, with color change, variations in ornaments and engravements.

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv20000bs-ba01-b8
  • Piece type: Normal issued banknote
  • Date: Agosto 16 2001
  • Serie: B8. Prefix B followed by 8 digits
  • Amount: 15,650,000.
  • Printer: Venezuelan Mint
  • Serial interval: B00000001 - B15650000. Known B00000001 - B15544559

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Signatures

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

Identification in other catalogs

  • Qualitative code by Sergio Sucre: bcv20000b/0108/28/b
  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): P86a
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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