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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv20bs-fa03-x7 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fa03-x7. Photograph credits: Hugo Lugo

Reverse

Piece bbcv20bs-fa03-x7 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fa03-x7. Photograph credits: Hugo Lugo

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bs-fa02-n7 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fa02-n7. Photograph credits: Numismática Globus

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bs-fa02-n7 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fa02-n7. Photograph credits: Numismática Globus

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv20bs-fa
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20G
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • Obverse: Design in green over a background in orange and pink. On the right, portrait of José Antonio Páez from unknown author. In the center, the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares» and the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank». On the left, watermarks zone. On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». In upper corners and bottom left corner the denomination value "20". Below the issuer name, the word "CARACAS".
  • Reverse: Design in green over a background in orange and pink. 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".
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

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Issues (33)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P53abbcv20bs-fa01-a7 Abril 23 1974
A7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53abbcv20bs-fa01-b7 Abril 23 1974
B7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53abbcv20bs-fa01-c7 Abril 23 1974
C7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53abbcv20bs-fa01-d7 Abril 23 1974
D7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53abbcv20bs-fa01-e7 Abril 23 1974
E7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53abbcv20bs-fa01-f7 Abril 23 1974
F7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53abbcv20bs-fa01-g7 Abril 23 1974
G7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53abbcv20bs-fa01-h7 Abril 23 1974
H7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53abbcv20bs-fa01-j7 Abril 23 1974
J7
8,000,000
Detail x
P53bbbcv20bs-fa02-j7 Junio 07 1977
J7
1,000,000
Detail x
P53bbbcv20bs-fa02-k7 Junio 07 1977
K7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53bbbcv20bs-fa02-l7 Junio 07 1977
L7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53bbbcv20bs-fa02-m7 Junio 07 1977
M7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53bbbcv20bs-fa02-n7 Junio 07 1977
N7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53bbbcv20bs-fa02-p7 Junio 07 1977
P7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53bbbcv20bs-fa02-q7 Junio 07 1977
Q7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53bbbcv20bs-fa02-r7 Junio 07 1977
R7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53bbbcv20bs-fa02-s7 Junio 07 1977
S7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53bbbcv20bs-fa02-t7 Junio 07 1977
T7
7,000,000
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-t7 Septiembre 18 1979
T7
2,000,000
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-u7 Septiembre 18 1979
U7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-v7 Septiembre 18 1979
V7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-x7 Septiembre 18 1979
X7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-y7 Septiembre 18 1979
Y7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-z7 Septiembre 18 1979
Z7
9,000,000
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-a7 Septiembre 18 1979
A7
999,999
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-a8 Septiembre 18 1979
A8
8,000,001
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-b7 Septiembre 18 1979
B7
999,999
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-b8 Septiembre 18 1979
B8
8,000,001
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-c7 Septiembre 18 1979
C7
999,999
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-c8 Septiembre 18 1979
C8
8,000,001
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-d7 Septiembre 18 1979
D7
999,999
Detail x
P53cbbcv20bs-fa03-d8 Septiembre 18 1979
D8
5,000,001
Detail x

Other pieces (14)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bs-fap No date
-
-
Detail x
Print proof with Tyvek paper
N/Lbbcv20bs-fap2 No date
-
-
Detail x
Reverse only print proof
N/Lbbcv20bs-fa01p Abril 23 1974
A7
-
Detail x
Print proof
N/Lbbcv20bs-fa01s Abril 23 1974
7
-
Detail x
Stamped "SPECIMEN".
N/Lbbcv20bs-fa01s2 Abril 23 1974
A7
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
P53s1bbcv20bs-fa01s3 Abril 23 1974
A7
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "ESPECIMEN SIN VALOR" «specimen with no value» twice in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-fa02p Junio 07 1977
-
-
Detail x
Proof with Complete obverse and incomplete reverse
N/Lbbcv20bs-fa02p2 Junio 07 1977
-
-
Detail x
Complete printing on both side, perfored in the center
P53s2bbcv20bs-fa02s Junio 07 1977
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA" - "MUESTRA" (sample - sample), in red (perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-fa02s2 Junio 07 1977
7
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in black (perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-fa03p Septiembre 18 1979
-
-
Detail x
Proof with Complete obverse and incomplete reverse
N/Lbbcv20bs-fa03p2 Septiembre 18 1979
-
-
Detail x
Print proof
P53s3bbcv20bs-fa03s Septiembre 18 1979
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA" - "MUESTRA" (sample - sample), in red (perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-fa03s2 Septiembre 18 1979
-
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in black (perfored).

Known errors pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bs-fa03-d8,e Septiembre 18 1979
D8
5,000,001
Detail x
Error. Incorrect serial number. Duplicated serial number

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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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