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Obverse
Piece bbcv20000bss-ab01-a8 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bss-ab01-a8: Design A, Type B. Date Enero 22 2019. Serie A8
Photograph credits: Kendry Peña and Armen.colecciones
Reverse
Piece bbcv20000bss-ab01-a8 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bss-ab01-a8: Design A, Type B. Date Enero 22 2019. Serie A8
Photograph credits: Kendry Peña and Armen.colecciones
Obverse (in front of light)
Piece bbcv20000bss-ab01-a8 (Obverse, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bss-ab01-a8: Design A, Type B. Date Enero 22 2019. Serie A8
Photograph credits: Kendry Peña and Armen.colecciones
Obverse (in front of light, partial)
Piece bbcv20000bss-ab01-a8 (Obverse, partial, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bss-ab01-a8: Design A, Type B. Date Enero 22 2019. Serie A8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Obverse (under ultraviolet light)
Piece bbcv20000bss-ab01-a8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bss-ab01-a8: Design A, Type B. Date Enero 22 2019. Serie A8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Reverse (under ultraviolet light)
Piece bbcv20000bss-ab01-a8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20000bss-ab01-a8: Design A, Type B. Date Enero 22 2019. Serie A8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbcv20000bss-ab
  • Size: 156 x 69 mm (6.14 x 2.72 in.)
  • General: Design in green.
  • Obverse: Design with portrait orientation. On the top, "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». Below, the denomination value "20000", 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 by Philippe Froesch. 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 Mausoleum of the Liberator Simon Bolivar. 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,, the denomination in words "VEINTE MIL BOLIVARES" «twenty thousand Bolívares» and the denomination value "20000". On the bottom left the denomination value "20000" repeated 4 times.
  • Some security elements: Diving holographic security thread in 5 windows. watermarks, invisible ink (ultraviolet), see-through perfect print registration.
  • Watermark: "BCV" and portrait of Simon Bolivar by Philippe Froesch.
  • Variations: From Design A, Type A, changess the security thread, portrait of the watermarks, and upper serial number ultraviolet light response
  • Signatures: "Presidente BCV" «President of BCV» and "Primer Vicepresidente BCV" «First vicepresident of BCV»
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SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20000bss-ab01-a8 Entry with photo Enero 22 2019
A8
37,539,999?
(>=A6247). A-2. Known A62472534 - A99938430. Estimated A62460001 - A99999999
N/Lbbcv20000bss-ab01-b8 Entry with photo Enero 22 2019
B8
72,495,000?
(<=B7247). B-2. Known B00000001 - B72471641. Estimated B00000001 - B72495000

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SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20000bss-ab01r Entry with photo Enero 22 2019
X8
332,550?
(X00628-X00960). Known X00628193 - X00960194. Estimated X00628001 - X00960550
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N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
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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