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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 20 Bolívares : Mayo 26 1955 : Design A, Type B

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Obverse

Piece bbcv20bs-ab02-m6 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ab02-m6: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design A, Type B. Date Mayo 26 1955. Serie M6
Photograph credits: Cesar Pirela

Reverse

Piece bbcv20bs-ab02-m6 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ab02-m6: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design A, Type B. Date Mayo 26 1955. Serie M6
Photograph credits: Cesar Pirela

Characteristics

  • Date: Mayo 26 1955
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20C
  • Size: 156 x 69 mm (6.14 x 2.72 in.)
  • 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»

Issues (5)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P32cbbcv20bs-ab02-k7 Mayo 26 1955
K7
636,000
Detail x
P32cbbcv20bs-ab02-l6 Mayo 26 1955
L6
999,999
Detail x
P32cbbcv20bs-ab02-l7 Mayo 26 1955
L7
2,000,001
Detail x
P32cbbcv20bs-ab02-m6 Mayo 26 1955
M6
999,999
Detail x
P32cbbcv20bs-ab02-m7 Mayo 26 1955
M7
854,001
Detail x

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