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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv20bss-aa01-b8 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bss-aa01-b8. Photograph credits: Jair de Freitas

Reverse

Piece bbcv20bss-aa01-b8 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv20bss-aa01-b8. Photograph credits: Jair de Freitas

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bss-aa01-a8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bss-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Ivan León

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv20bss-aa01-a8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bss-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Ivan León

Obverse (in front of light)

Piece bbcv20bss-aa01-a8 (Obverse, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bss-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Darío Silva

Obverse (in front of light, partial)

Piece bbcv20bss-aa01-a8 (Obverse, partial, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bss-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Darío Silva

Obverse (in front of light, partial)

Piece bbcv20bss-aa01-a8 (Obverse, partial, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv20bss-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Darío Silva

Obverse (partial)

Piece bbcv20bss-aa01-a8 (Obverse, partial)
Photo from piece bbcv20bss-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Darío Silva

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv20bss-aa
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • General: Multicolor design with blue, cyan and brown 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 Simón Rodríguez, that seems that it was painted by Juan Agustín Guerrero, 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 Jaguar (Panthera onca) with Waraira Repano National Park 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 4 windows with "BCV", "BCV", "BCV" and "BCV" (in front of light); watermarks, invisible ink (ultraviolet), see-through perfect print registration. On the obverse latent image "BCV" on the bottom.
  • Watermark: "BCV" and portrait of Simon Bolivar by Philippe Froesch.
  • Signatures: "Presidente BCV" «President of BCV» and "Primer Vicepresidente BCV" «First vicepresident of BCV»

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Issues (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P104bbcv20bss-aa01-a8 Enero 15 2018
A8
99,999,999?
Detail x
A00-A99
P104bbcv20bss-aa01-b8 Enero 15 2018
B8
81,000,000?
Detail x
B00-B80

Other pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv20bss-aa01s Enero 15 2018
A8
1215?
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" «sample with no value» in red (not perfored). Numbered Specimen

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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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