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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv20bs-fd02-s8 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fd02-s8. Photograph credits: José Merchan

Reverse

Piece bbcv20bs-fd02-s8 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fd02-s8. Photograph credits: José Merchan

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bs-fd02,e (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fd02,e. Photograph credits: Megaser Inversiones

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bs-fd02,e (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-fd02,e. Photograph credits: Megaser Inversiones

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv20bs-fd
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20J (Only the year 1987)
  • 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 (3)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bs-fd01s
(Formelly as bbcv20bs-fd01s2)
Julio 07 1987
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA" - "MUESTRA" (sample - sample), in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv20bs-fd02s Mayo 31 1990
-
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp. Similar to bbcv20bs-fd02,e
N/Lbbcv20bs-fd02s02 Mayo 31 1990
6
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" «sample with no value» in black (not perfored).

Known errors pieces (4)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bs-fd01-t8,e Julio 07 1987
T8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete serial number printing. Missing one serial number.
P64Abbcv20bs-fd01-v8,e Julio 07 1987
V8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the reverse. Missing Calcographic (intanglio) printing
N/Lbbcv20bs-fd02,e Mayo 31 1990
-
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete serial number printing. Missing serial number due to ink failure. Similar to bbcv20bs-fd02s. It has traces of attempt of serial number print without ink.
N/Lbbcv20bs-fd02-z8,e Mayo 31 1990
Z8
9,000,000
Detail x
Error. Cut failure with complete banknote produced by folding

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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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