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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv20bs-ea02-v7 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ea02-v7: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design E, Type A. Date Abril 11 1972. Serie V7
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

Reverse

Piece bbcv20bs-ea02-v7 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ea02-v7: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design E, Type A. Date Abril 11 1972. Serie V7
Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bs-ea02-v7 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ea02-v7: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design E, Type A. Date Abril 11 1972. Serie V7

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bs-ea02-v7 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ea02-v7: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design E, Type A. Date Abril 11 1972. Serie V7

Obverse (under ultraviolet light, partial)

Piece bbcv20bs-ea02-v7 (Obverse, partial, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ea02-v7: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design E, Type A. Date Abril 11 1972. Serie V7

Reverse (under ultraviolet light, partial)

Piece bbcv20bs-ea02-v7 (Reverse, partial, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ea02-v7: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design E, Type A. Date Abril 11 1972. Serie V7

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv20bs-ea
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20F
  • 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".
  • Design variations: The design is similar to Design D, Type A, with a lot of variations.
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

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Issues (6)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P52abbcv20bs-ea01-s7 Junio 22 1971
S7
3,000,000
Detail x
P52abbcv20bs-ea01-t7 Junio 22 1971
T7
3,000,000
Detail x
P52bbbcv20bs-ea02-u7 Abril 11 1972
U7
3,000,000
Detail x
P52bbbcv20bs-ea02-v7 Abril 11 1972
V7
3,000,000
Detail x
P52bbbcv20bs-ea02-x7 Abril 11 1972
X7
3,000,000
Detail x
P52bbbcv20bs-ea02-y7 Abril 11 1972
Y7
1,000,000
Detail x

Other pieces (6)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bs-eap No date
-
-
Detail x
Obverse only print proof
N/Lbbcv20bs-eap2 No date
-
-
Detail x
Reverse only print proof
N/Lbbcv20bs-ea01s Junio 22 1971
5
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
P52sbbcv20bs-ea02s Abril 11 1972
5
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA" (sample) in red (perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-ea02s2 Abril 11 1972
-
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-ea02s3 Abril 11 1972
5
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (perfored).

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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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