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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 20,000 Bolívares Fuertes - Design A, Type A : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv20000bsf-aa01-a8 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bsf-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Numis Nando

Reverse

Piece bbcv20000bsf-aa01-a8 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bsf-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Numis Nando

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20000bsf-aa01-a8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bsf-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20000bsf-aa01-a8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bsf-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Obverse (in front of light)

Piece bbcv20000bsf-aa01-a8 (Obverse, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bsf-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv20000bsf-aa
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • General: Multicolor design with salmon and pink as predominant colors.
  • Obverse: Design with portrait orientation. On the top, "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». Below, the denomination value "20000" printed with Optically Variable Ink (OVI), the denomination in words "VEINTE MIL BOLIVARES" «twenty 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 Simon Bolivar, the diplomatic, based on the painting by Rita Matilde de la Peñuela (AITA) done in 1860, with the denomination value "20000" 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 Black-hooded Red Siskin (Carduelis cucullata) with Avila Hill as background. 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 "20000" and the denomination in words "VEINTE MIL BOLIVARES" «twenty thousand Bolívares».
  • Some security elements: Diving holographic security thread with 2 fringed stripes in 3 windows with "BCV 20000" in a stripe (normal view and in front of light) and "BCV 20000" on the reverse; watermarks, invisible ink (ultraviolet) and see-through perfect print registration. On the obverse "20000" on the top with Optically Variable Ink (OVI) and latent image "BCV" on the bottom.
  • Watermark: The denomination value "20000" and portrait of Simon Bolivar, the diplomatic, based on the painting by Rita Matilde de la Peñuela (AITA) done in 1860.
  • Signatures: "Presidente BCV" «President of BCV» and "Primer Vicepresidente BCV" «First vicepresident of BCV»

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Issues (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P99bbcv20000bsf-aa01-a8 Agosto 18 2016
A8
44,100,000?
Detail x
<=A438

Replacement banknote (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20000bsf-aa01r Agosto 18 2016
Z8
60,750?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. First interval (Z000)
N/Lbbcv20000bsf-aa01r2 Agosto 18 2016
Z8
42,750?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. Second interval (Z00419-Z00452)

Other pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20000bsf-aa01s Agosto 18 2016
A8
2000?
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" (sample with no value) in red (not perfored). Numbered Specimen

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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 1961-2014 (20th edition - 2014)

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