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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv20bs-fc01-j8 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fc01-j8. Photograph credits: Sergio Sucre Castillo: Billetes del BCV

Reverse

Piece bbcv20bs-fc01-j8 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fc01-j8. Photograph credits: Sergio Sucre Castillo: Billetes del BCV

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bs-fc01-n8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fc01-n8. Photograph credits: Numismática Globus

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bs-fc01-n8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fc01-n8. Photograph credits: Numismática Globus

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv20bs-fc
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20I
  • 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: From Design F, Type B, there are variations in ornaments and engravements.
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

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Other pieces (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bs-fc01s Septiembre 25 1984
-
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
N/Lbbcv20bs-fc01s2 Septiembre 25 1984
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "ESPECIMEN SIN VALOR" «specimen with no value» in red (perfored).

Known errors pieces (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bs-fc01-q8,e Septiembre 25 1984
Q8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing due to ink failure
N/Lbbcv20bs-fc01-q8,e2 Septiembre 25 1984
Q8
-
Detail x
Error. Calcographic (intanglio) printing transfer of the reverse over the obverse

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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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