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Piece bbcv20bs-cas12 : Banknote of 20 Bolívares : No date : Banco Central de Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece bbcv20bs-cas12 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

Reverse

Piece bbcv20bs-cas12 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

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Characteristics from Design C, Type A

  • Identification Code: bbcv20bs-ca
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20D
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • 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».

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv20bs-cas12
  • Piece type: Specimen banknote without date
  • Date: No date
  • Serie: U7. Prefix U followed by 7 zeroes
  • Amount: Unknown. 4 known pieces. (based on reports and researches. Not conclusive about amount of surviving pieces)
  • Printer: Thomas de la Rue Limited
  • Numered specimen range: Known 2 - 54
  • Known pieces or cases: 2, 16, 20 and 54
  • Note: Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN" with printer oval seal "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE", in black (perfored).

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Signatures

  • Presidente «President»: No signature
  • Primer Vice presidente «First Vicepresident»: No signature

Identification in other catalogs

  • Qualitative code by Sergio Sucre: ebcv20d/sf/u/3
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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