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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv20bs-ga01-c8 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ga01-c8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design G, Type A. Date Octubre 20 1987. Serie C8
Photograph credits: Megaser Inversiones

Reverse

Piece bbcv20bs-ga01-c8 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ga01-c8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design G, Type A. Date Octubre 20 1987. Serie C8
Photograph credits: Megaser Inversiones

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bs-ga01-a8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ga01-a8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design G, Type A. Date Octubre 20 1987. Serie A8

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bs-ga01-a8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bs-ga01-a8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design G, Type A. Date Octubre 20 1987. Serie A8

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv20bs-ga
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20K
  • Size: 156 x 69 mm (6.14 x 2.72 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in green and black over a background in green, orange and magenta. On the right, portrait of Rafael Urdaneta by Martín Tovar y Tovar. On the left, watermarks zone. In the center, the denomination value "20" and the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares» above. On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». On the bottom, the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank». In each corner the denomination value "20".
  • Reverse: Design in green and black over a background in light-blue. On the left, and Naval Battle of Maracaibo. On the right, watermarks zone with Coat of Arms. 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 (3)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P71bbcv20bs-ga01-a8 Octubre 20 1987
A8
30,000,000
Detail x
P71bbcv20bs-ga01-b8 Octubre 20 1987
B8
30,000,000
Detail x
P71bbcv20bs-ga01-c8 Octubre 20 1987
C8
10,000,000
Detail x

Other pieces (3)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bs-ga01p Octubre 20 1987
A8
-
Detail x
Reverse only print proof
N/Lbbcv20bs-ga01s Octubre 20 1987
A8
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
N/Lbbcv20bs-ga01s2 Octubre 20 1987
A8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" «sample with no value» in red (not perfored).

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XX.XXX.XXX ?
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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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