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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 20 Bolívares Fuertes : Febrero 03 2011 : Design A, Type A

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Photographic reference

Obverse

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Photo from piece bbcv20bsf-aa04r2. Photograph credits: Eduardo Sudnicki

Reverse

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Photo from piece bbcv20bsf-aa04r2. Photograph credits: Eduardo Sudnicki

Characteristics

  • Date: Febrero 03 2011
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 20M
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • General: Multicolor design with pink, violet and green as predominant colors.
  • 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 Luisa Cáceres de Arismendi by Emilio Jacinto Mauri circa 1899, with the denomination value "20". The serial numbers are located at upper right and bottom left rotated 90 degrees clock-wise.
  • Reverse: Design with landscape orientation. In the center, over the field Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) with Macanao Mountain as background. On the right, watermarks zone. On the top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». On the left, Coat of Arms. On the bottom right, the denomination value "20" and the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares».
  • Some security elements: Diving holographic security thread in 5 windows with "BCV 20" (holographic view), and "BCV 20", "BCV 20", "BCV 20" and "BCV 20" (in front of light); watermarks, invisible ink (ultraviolet) and see-through perfect print registration. On the obverse "20" on the top with Optically Variable Ink (OVI) and latent image "20" on the bottom.
  • Watermark: Portrait of Luisa Cáceres de Arismendi and the denomination value "20".
  • Signatures: "Presidente BCV" «President of BCV» and "Primer Vicepresidente BCV" «First vicepresident of BCV»

Issues (6)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P91bbcv20bsf-aa04-q8 Febrero 03 2011
Q8
50,000,000?
Detail x
Normal serie digits. President signature begins at "E" from "PRESIDENTE", and first vicepresident signature begins at space before "VICEPRESIDENTE" (Thick serie >=Q40). Known Q40006496 - Q89999587. Estimated Q40000001 - Q90000000
P91bbcv20bsf-aa04-q8-2 Febrero 03 2011
Q8
40,000,000?
Detail x
Thin serie digits. President signature begins at "S" from "PRESIDENTE", and first vicepresident signature begins at "E" of "PRIMER" (Thin serie <=Q39). Known Q00002492 - Q39958114. Estimated Q00000001 - Q40000000
P91bbcv20bsf-aa04-r8 Febrero 03 2011
R8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Known R00000255 - R89937966. Estimated R00000001 - R90000000
P91bbcv20bsf-aa04-s8 Febrero 03 2011
S8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Known S00004067 - S89999793. Estimated S00000001 - S90000000
P91bbcv20bsf-aa04-t8 Febrero 03 2011
T8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Known T00000001 - T89991829. Estimated T00000001 - T90000000
P91bbcv20bsf-aa04-u8 Febrero 03 2011
U8
83,610,000?
Detail x
<=U835. Known U00000066 - U83594747. Estimated U00000001 - U83610000

Replacement banknote (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bsf-aa04r Febrero 03 2011
Z8
171,000?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. First interval. Normal serie digits. President signature begins at "E" from "PRESIDENTE", and first vicepresident signature begins at space before "VICEPRESIDENTE" (Thick serie Z04). Known Z04000757 - Z04168947. Estimated Z04000001 - Z04171000
N/Lbbcv20bsf-aa04r2 Febrero 03 2011
Z8
429,750?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. Second interval. Thin serie digits. President signature begins at "S" from "PRESIDENTE", and first vicepresident signature begins at "E" of "PRIMER" (Thin serie Z05). Known Z05000212 - Z05428149. Estimated Z05000001 - Z05429750

Known errors pieces (10)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bsf-aa04-q8,e Febrero 03 2011
Q8
8?
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced horizontal offset cut position toward the right
N/Lbbcv20bsf-aa04-q8,e2 Febrero 03 2011
Q8
12?
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced vertical offset cut position by early paper handling
N/Lbbcv20bsf-aa04-r8,e Febrero 03 2011
R8
96?
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced vertical offset cut position by early paper handling
N/Lbbcv20bsf-aa04-r8,e2 Febrero 03 2011
R8
-
Detail x
Error. Calcographic (intanglio) printing transfer of the reverse over the obverse
N/Lbbcv20bsf-aa04-r8,e3 Febrero 03 2011
R8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced horizontal offset cut position
N/Lbbcv20bsf-aa04-s8,e Febrero 03 2011
S8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing due to folding.
N/Lbbcv20bsf-aa04-u8,e Febrero 03 2011
U8
-
Detail x
Error. Calcographic (intanglio) printing transfer of the reverse over the obverse
N/Lbbcv20bsf-aa04-u8,e2 Febrero 03 2011
U8
45?
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Missing Calcographic (intanglio) printing
N/Lbbcv20bsf-aa04-u8,e3 Febrero 03 2011
U8
-
Detail x
Error. Calcographic (intanglio) printing transfer of the obverse over the reverse
N/Lbbcv20bsf-aa04-u8,e4 Febrero 03 2011
U8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing due to folding.

Other pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bsf-aa04s Febrero 03 2011
Q8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" «sample with no value» in red (not perfored).. Known 1908 - 1998

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