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Obverse
Piece bbcv20bsd-aa01-a8 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Armen.colecciones
Obverse (under ultraviolet light)
Piece bbcv20bsd-aa01-a8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Reverse
Piece bbcv20bsd-aa01-a8 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Armen.colecciones
Reverse (under ultraviolet light)
Piece bbcv20bsd-aa01-a8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Obverse (in front of light, partial)
Piece bbcv20bsd-aa01-a8 (Obverse, partial, in front of light)
Photograph credits: Armen.colecciones
Obverse (in front of light, partial)
Piece bbcv20bsd-aa01-a8 (Obverse, partial, in front of light)
Photograph credits: Armen.colecciones
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Characteristics from Design A, Type A
  • Identification Code: bbcv20bsd-aa
  • General: Design in orange
  • Obverse: Design with portrait orientation. On the top, "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». Below, the denomination value "20", the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares», the date, the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank» and the signers. At right, watermarks zone. On the bottom, portrait of Simon Bolivar by Philippe Froesch. The serial numbers are located at upper right and bottom left rotated 90 degrees clock-wise.
  • Reverse: Design with landscape orientation. On the left, Coat of Arms, Triumph Arc and "Batalla de Carabobo" by Martín Tovar y Tovar. On the right, watermarks zone. On the top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». On the bottom left "200 Años Batalla de Carabobo" «200 years of Battle of Carabobo», on the right the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares» and the denomination value "20"
  • Some security elements: diving security thread with "BCV" in 5 windows. watermarks, security thread, invisible ink (ultraviolet), see-through perfect print registration.
  • Watermark: "BCV" and portrait of Simon Bolivar by Philippe Froesch.
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbcv20bsd-aa01-a8
  • Piece type: Normal issued banknote
  • Date: Abril 29 2021
  • Serie: A8. Prefix A followed by 8 digits
  • Amount: 90,180,000 (estimated). 1 known piece. (based on reports and researches. Not conclusive about amount of surviving pieces)
  • Printer: Joint Stock Company Goznak (unconfirmed)
  • Serial interval: Unknown. Estimated A00000001 - A90180000. Known A00002996 - A90156980
  • Known serial prefix: A00, A07, A11, A13-A14, A17-A18, A20-A22, A26, A28-A31, A33, A35-A36, A38, A40, A42-A44, A47-A48, A54, A56-A57, A66, A80, A84, A90 ?
  • Known pieces or cases: A88888888
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Warning
A banknote piece with unknown serie prefix or out of estimated or known serial interval does not necessarily means that it's a unique and rare piece.

Due to the absence of official information, piece distribution in the country, difficulties and limits to the inhabitants to access paper money, specially since 2017 approximately, make difficult the studies and estimation of banknote issues.

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The precision and quality of the information depends on these previouly mentioned factors, received reports and social network information.
Fancy serial numbers
The special serial number is described in Fancy serial number. This information is based on estimated amount and/or serial interval
  • Amount of low or high serials: 10010 (all), 6006 (Level 1), 3003 (Level 2), 901 (Level 3) and 100 (Level 4)
  • Low serial interval: A00000001-A00010010 (all), A00004005-A00010010 (Level 1), A00001002-A00004004 (Level 2), A00000101-A00001001 (Level 3) and A00000001-A00000100 (Level 4)
  • High serial interval: A90169991-A90180000 (all), A90169991-A90175996 (Level 1), A90175997-A90178999 (Level 2), A90179000-A90179900 (Level 3) and A90179901-A90180000 (Level 4)
Identification in other catalogs
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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