Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbcv20bs-da05-a7 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Megaser Inversiones
Reverse
Piece bbcv20bs-da05-a7 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Megaser Inversiones
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Characteristics from Design D, Type A
  • Identification Code: bbcv20bs-da
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20E
  • Size: 156 x 69 mm (6.14 x 2.72 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in green over a background in yellow with frame-like border. On the left, watermarks zone. On the right, portrait of Simon Bolivar inside an oval from unknown author. On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». In the center, the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares». On the bottom, the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank» and the denomination value "20".
  • 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, watermarks zone. On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». On the bottom, the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares». In each corner, the denomination value "20".
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbcv20bs-da05-a7
  • Piece type: Normal issued banknote
  • Date: Enero 29 1974
  • Serie: A7. Prefix A followed by 7 digits
  • Amount: 3,999,999.
  • Printer: Thomas de la Rue Limited
  • Serial interval: A6000001 - A9999999.
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Fancy serial numbers
The special serial number is described in Fancy serial number.
  • Amount of low or high serials: 2089 (all), 1112 (Level 1), 668 (Level 2), 263 (Level 3) and 46 (Level 4)
  • Amount of bookend serial number: 40,000 (2 digits), 4,000 (3 digits)
  • Amount of ladder serial number: 0 (circular), 256 (non-circular)
  • Amount of many repeated digits in-a-row serial number: 972 (5 digits), 71 (6 digits)
  • Amount of many repeated digits of-a-kind serial number: 6,804 (5 digits), 251 (6 digits)
  • Amount of serial number with unique digits: 2,267 (2 digits-binary), 86,688 (3 digits-ternary)
  • Amount of radar serial number: 4,000
  • Amount of rotator serial number: 96
  • Amount of solid serial number: 4
Signatures
  • Presidente «President»: Alfredo Lafée
  • Primer Vice presidente «First Vicepresident»: Carlos Rafael Silva
Identification in other catalogs
  • Qualitative code by Sergio Sucre: bcv20e/7401/14/a/7d
  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): P46e
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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