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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv20bs-ab03-p7 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ab03-p7. Photograph credits: Luis Bravo

Reverse

Piece bbcv20bs-ab03-p7 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ab03-p7. Photograph credits: Luis Bravo

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv20bs-ab
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20C
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • Obverse: Design in green with frame-like border. On the right, portrait of Simon Bolivar inside an oval from unknown author. In the center, the denomination value "20" with the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares» and the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank». In each corner, the denomination value "20". On the top, "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank».
  • Reverse: Design in green with frame-like border. On the right, Coat of Arms. On the left, the denomination value "20". In each corner the denomination value "20". On the bottom, the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares». On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela».
  • Design variations in the reverse: From Design A, Type A, with a change of the lowest motto in the Coat of Arms from "EEUU DE VENEZUELA" to "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela», due to the country name change by the new constitution.
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

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Other pieces (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bs-abs No date
-
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
P32sbbcv20bs-abs2 No date
5
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (perfored).

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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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