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Piece bbcv20bs-da05s : Banknote of 20 Bolívares : Date Enero 29 1974 : Banco Central de Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece bbcv20bs-da05s (Obverse)
Photograph credits: PANA

Reverse

Piece bbcv20bs-da05s (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Sergio Sucre Castillo

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Characteristics from Design D, Type A

  • Identification Code: bbcv20bs-da
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20E
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • 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-da05s
  • Piece type: Specimen banknote with date
  • Date: Enero 29 1974
  • Serie: Y7. Prefix Y followed by 7 zeroes
  • Amount: 72 (estimated). 4 known pieces
  • Printer: Thomas de la Rue Limited
  • Numered specimen range: Known 001 - 018
  • Specimen Serie: 3 digits
  • Known pieces or cases: 1, 14, 16 and 018
  • Note: Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN" with printer oval seal "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE" in red (perfored).

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Signatures

  • Presidente «President»: Alfredo Lafée
  • Primer Vice presidente «First Vicepresident»: Carlos Rafael Silva

Identification in other catalogs

  • Qualitative code by Sergio Sucre: ebcv20e/7401/14/y
  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): Not listed
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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