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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 20000 Bolívares : Mayo 25 2004 : Design B, Type A

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Obverse

Piece bbcv20000bs-ba03r (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bs-ba03r: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20,000 Bolívares. Design B, Type A. Date Mayo 25 2004. Serie Z8. Replacement banknote
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Reverse

Piece bbcv20000bs-ba03r (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bs-ba03r: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20,000 Bolívares. Design B, Type A. Date Mayo 25 2004. Serie Z8. Replacement banknote
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20000bs-ba03-c8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bs-ba03-c8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20,000 Bolívares. Design B, Type A. Date Mayo 25 2004. Serie C8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20000bs-ba03-c8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bs-ba03-c8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20,000 Bolívares. Design B, Type A. Date Mayo 25 2004. Serie C8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Characteristics

  • Date: Mayo 25 2004
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20000B
  • Size: 156 x 69 mm (6.14 x 2.72 in.)
  • 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.
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

Issues (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P86cbbcv20000bs-ba03-c8 Mayo 25 2004
C8
87,100,000
Detail x
Known C02916184 - C89995292
P86cbbcv20000bs-ba03-d8 Mayo 25 2004
D8
56,700,000
Detail x
Known D00015990 - D56658401

Replacement banknote (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20000bs-ba03r Mayo 25 2004
Z8
36,369
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. Known Z00146084 - Z00226481

Known errors pieces (5)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20000bs-ba03-c8,e Mayo 25 2004
C8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing due to ink failure
N/Lbbcv20000bs-ba03-c8,e2 Mayo 25 2004
C8
-
Detail x
Error. Displaced vertical print on the obverse. Displaced typographic printing. Serial number
N/Lbbcv20000bs-ba03-d8,e Mayo 25 2004
D8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the reverse. Missing Calcographic (intanglio) printing
N/Lbbcv20000bs-ba03-d8,e2 Mayo 25 2004
D8
-
Detail x
Error. Two distinct serial number pair
N/Lbbcv20000bs-ba03-d8,e3 Mayo 25 2004
D8
-
Detail x
Error. Serial number position mismatch and print out of offset

Other pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20000bs-ba03s Mayo 25 2004
C8
990?
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" «sample with no value» in red (not perfored). Numbered Specimen. Known 0010 - 0969. Estimated 0001 - 0990

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