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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv20bs-fb01-j8 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fb01-j8. Photograph credits: Mercadolibre: jd_biohazard

Reverse

Piece bbcv20bs-fb01-j8 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fb01-j8. Photograph credits: Mercadolibre: jd_biohazard

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bs-fb04-e8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fb04-e8. Photograph credits: Numismática Globus

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bs-fb04-e8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fb04-e8. Photograph credits: Numismática Globus

Obverse (in front of light, partial)

Piece bbcv20bs-fb01-e8 (Obverse, partial, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fb01-e8. Photograph credits: Megaser Inversiones

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv20bs-fb
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20H
  • 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".
  • 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".
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design F, Type A, changes with the removal of the word "CARACAS" and there are variations in ornaments and engravements.
  • Design variations in the reverse: From Design F, Type A, with the removal of the printer name.
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

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Issues (29)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P63abbcv20bs-fb01-d8 Octubre 06 1981
D8
3,000,000
Detail x
P63abbcv20bs-fb01-e8 Octubre 06 1981
E8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63abbcv20bs-fb01-f8 Octubre 06 1981
F8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63abbcv20bs-fb01-g8 Octubre 06 1981
G8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63abbcv20bs-fb01-h8 Octubre 06 1981
H8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63abbcv20bs-fb01-j8 Octubre 06 1981
J8
1,000,000
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-x8 Septiembre 07 1989
X8
6,000,000
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-y7 Septiembre 07 1989
Y7
999,999
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-y8 Septiembre 07 1989
Y8
8,000,001
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-z7 Septiembre 07 1989
Z7
999,999
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-z8 Septiembre 07 1989
Z8
8,000,001
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-a8 Septiembre 07 1989
A8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-b8 Septiembre 07 1989
B8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-c8 Septiembre 07 1989
C8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-d8 Septiembre 07 1989
D8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-e8 Septiembre 07 1989
E8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-f8 Septiembre 07 1989
F8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-g8 Septiembre 07 1989
G8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-h8 Septiembre 07 1989
H8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-j8 Septiembre 07 1989
J8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-k8 Septiembre 07 1989
K8
9,000,000
Detail x
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-l8 Septiembre 07 1989
L8
6,000,000
Detail x
P63dbbcv20bs-fb03-a8 Junio 05 1995
A8
32,000,000
Detail x
P63dbbcv20bs-fb03-b8 Junio 05 1995
B8
54,000,000
Detail x
P63dbbcv20bs-fb03-c8 Junio 05 1995
C8
54,000,000
Detail x
P63dbbcv20bs-fb03-d8 Junio 05 1995
D8
54,000,000
Detail x
P63dbbcv20bs-fb03-e8 Junio 05 1995
E8
46,000,000
Detail x
P63fbbcv20bs-fb04-e8 Febrero 10 1998
E8
8,000,000
Detail x
P63fbbcv20bs-fb04-f8 Febrero 10 1998
F8
37,000,000
Detail x

Other pieces (10)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P63sbbcv20bs-fb01s Octubre 06 1981
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "ESPECIMEN SIN VALOR" «specimen with no value» in red (not perfored).
P63sbbcv20bs-fb01s2 Octubre 06 1981
D8
-
Detail x
Stamped "SPECIMEN" with printer oval seal.
N/Lbbcv20bs-fb02s Septiembre 07 1989
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "ESPECIMEN SIN VALOR" «specimen with no value» in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-fb02s2 Septiembre 07 1989
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN" with printer oval seal "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE" in red (perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-fb03s Junio 05 1995
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "ESPECIMEN SIN VALOR" «specimen with no value» in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-fb03s2 Junio 05 1995
8
-
Detail x
Stamped "SPECIMEN" with printer oval seal.
N/Lbbcv20bs-fb03s3 Junio 05 1995
A7
-
Detail x
Stamped "SPECIMEN" with printer oval seal.
N/Lbbcv20bs-fb03s4 Junio 05 1995
A8
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
N/Lbbcv20bs-fb04s Febrero 10 1998
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "ESPECIMEN SIN VALOR" «specimen with no value» in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-fb04s2 Febrero 10 1998
8
-
Detail x
Stamped "SPECIMEN" with printer oval seal.

Known errors pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P63bbbcv20bs-fb02-j8,e Septiembre 07 1989
J8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete typographic printing from obverse to the reverse due to folding. 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 1961-2014 (20th edition - 2014)

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