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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv20bs-ca02-x7 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ca02-x7: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design C, Type A. Date Junio 06 1961. Serie X7
Photograph credits: Rodolfo Fuentes

Reverse

Piece bbcv20bs-ca02-x7 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ca02-x7: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design C, Type A. Date Junio 06 1961. Serie X7
Photograph credits: Rodolfo Fuentes

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bs-cas11 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-cas11: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design C, Type A. Specimen banknote without date #11

Obverse (under ultraviolet light, partial)

Piece bbcv20bs-cas11 (Obverse, partial, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-cas11: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design C, Type A. Specimen banknote without date #11

Reverse (under ultraviolet light, partial)

Piece bbcv20bs-cas11 (Reverse, partial, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-cas11: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design C, Type A. Specimen banknote without date #11

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv20bs-ca
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20D
  • Size: 156 x 69 mm (6.14 x 2.72 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in green with frame-like border. On the left, the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares». On the right, portrait of Simon Bolivar inside an oval from unknown author. In the center, the denomination value "20" with 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. In the center, Monument to Carabobo by Antonio Rodríguez del Villar, site which Bolívar achieved the independence of Venezuela on June 24th 1821. On the left, Coat of Arms. On the right, 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».
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

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Warning

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Other pieces (13)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bs-cas1 No date
7
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
N/Lbbcv20bs-cas2 No date
-
-
Detail x
"CANCELLED" pinch holes.
N/Lbbcv20bs-cas3 No date
7
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN" with printer oval seal "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE" in red (perfored).. Known 1 - 20
P43s2bbcv20bs-cas4 No date
7
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "ESPECIMEN SIN VALOR" «specimen with no value» in red (perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-cas5 No date
U7
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
P43s3bbcv20bs-cas6 No date
U7
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN" in black (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-cas12 No date
U7
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN" with printer oval seal "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE", in black (perfored).. Known 2 - 54
N/Lbbcv20bs-cas13 No date
U7
-
Detail x
"CANCELLED" pinch holes.
N/Lbbcv20bs-cas7 No date
V7
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
N/Lbbcv20bs-cas8 No date
V7
-
Detail x
Stamped "ESPECIMEN" in black.
P43s1bbcv20bs-cas10 No date
X7
72?
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN" with two printer oval seals "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE", in red (not perfored).. Known 2 - ???
P43s1bbcv20bs-cas11 No date
X7
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "ESPECIMEN" in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-cas9 No date
X7
-
Detail x
"CANCELLED" pinch holes.

Known errors pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bs-ca05-e7,e Mayo 10 1966
E7
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure with complete banknote produced by folding

Legend

Piece information
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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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