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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 2 Bolívares (Tinoquito) - Design A, Type A : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece bbcv2bs-aa01-am7 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv2bs-aa01-am7. Photograph credits: Megaser Inversiones

Reverse

Piece bbcv2bs-aa01-am7 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv2bs-aa01-am7. Photograph credits: Megaser Inversiones

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv2bs-aa01-ab7 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv2bs-aa01-ab7. Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv2bs-aa
  • Size: 115mm x 55mm. The size is smaller than regular size of 156mm x 69mm
  • Obverse: Design mainly in dark cyan and gray over a light blue background. On the right, bust of Panteón Nacional with the leyend "BARRE" below and two leyends in arc on it's side "BOLÍVAR" and "LIBERTADOR". On the left, the denomination in words "DOS BOLÍVARES" «Two Bolívares» inside a guilloche with a serial number above. In each corner, the value in words "DOS". On the top left, 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».
  • Reverse: Design in gray and white over a dark cyan background. In the center, the denomination in words "DOS BOLÍVARES" «Two Bolívares». On the right, Coat of Arms. On the left, the value "2". On the bottom, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». In each corner the value "2".
  • Common name: This banknote, with the 1 Bolívar banknotes was also known with the popular name of "Tinoticos", in honor of the president of the Central Bank of Venezuela by then. Another popular name was "Monopolio", derived by similar size and paper quality of the popular game "Monopoly".
  • Circulation note: Theses banknotes were issued in emergency to solve the shortage of coins during 1988-1989, as a consequence of illegal funding to obtain nickel due to the high price of this metal in comparison to it's face value. The banknotes that are part of these issues are 1 Bolívar, 2 Bolívares and 5 Bolívares (Design B, type B).
  • Note about amount of pieces: Based on information from Venezuelan Metallic Coins (Asdrúbal Grillet), How to collect banknotes-Venezuelan Catalog 1811-2003 (Germán Hernandez) and Centralized banknote issues of Venezuela (Sergio Sucre), the amount of pieces were 600 millions. However, the known series and amount of pieces are far from that the official amount. Maybe there were other series prefix that never have circulated, printed or have been destroyed. The serial prefixes that should exist are from AA7 through CS7. This website will only lists those that they existences are known. Some series are less common (see the known serial interval and serie prefix).
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

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Issues (24)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-aa7 Octubre 05 1989
AA7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AA0000001 - AA9968131
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-ab7 Octubre 05 1989
AB7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AB0009840 - AB9846533
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-ac7 Octubre 05 1989
AC7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AC0000607 - AC9998999
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-ad7 Octubre 05 1989
AD7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AD0500430 - AD9929732
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-ae7 Octubre 05 1989
AE7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AE0142551 - AE9011254
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-af7 Octubre 05 1989
AF7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AF0691192 - AF8443005
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-ag7 Octubre 05 1989
AG7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AG6103584 - AG9926358
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-ah7 Octubre 05 1989
AH7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AH0082648 - AH9559989
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-aj7 Octubre 05 1989
AJ7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AJ1081281 - AJ9948165
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-ak7 Octubre 05 1989
AK7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AK0182000 - AK8622699
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-al7 Octubre 05 1989
AL7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AL0442612 - AL9959769
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-am7 Octubre 05 1989
AM7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AM0003949 - AM3875779. Estimated AM0000001 - AM9999999
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-aw7 Octubre 05 1989
AW7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AW3429950 - AW9848625
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-ay7 Octubre 05 1989
AY7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AY0455184 - AY9209688
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-az7 Octubre 05 1989
AZ7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known AZ0025002 - AZ9830025
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-ba7 Octubre 05 1989
BA7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known BA0062029 - BA4483888
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-bj7 Octubre 05 1989
BJ7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known BJ4457223 - BJ4496288
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-bl7 Octubre 05 1989
BL7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known BL0253075 - BL6554618
p69bbcv2bs-aa01-bn7 Octubre 05 1989
BN7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known BN8225064 - BN8248852
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-bp7 Octubre 05 1989
BP7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known BP1138608 - BP9297514
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-br7 Octubre 05 1989
BR7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known BR2452376 - BR7847095
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-bu7 Octubre 05 1989
BU7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known BU4749236 - BU9796358
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-bv7 Octubre 05 1989
BV7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known BV0326398 - BV9446449
P69bbcv2bs-aa01-bw7 Octubre 05 1989
BW7
9,999,999
Detail x
Known BW2011260 - BW8599386

Replacement banknote (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv2bs-aa01r Octubre 05 1989
XX7
1,200,500?
Detail x
Known XX0054973 - XX1200487. Estimated XX0000001 - XX1200500

Other pieces (7)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv2bs-aa01p Octubre 05 1989
CH7
-
Detail x
Print proof. Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv2bs-aa01p2 Octubre 05 1989
CJ7
-
Detail x
Print proof. Stamped "SPECIMEN" in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv2bs-aa01p3 Octubre 05 1989
AW7
-
Detail x
Print proof. Stamped "ESPECIMEN" in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv2bs-aa01p4 Octubre 05 1989
AM7
-
Detail x
Print proof. Stamped "SPECIMEN" in red (not perfored).. Incomplete obverse print.
N/Lbbcv2bs-aa01p5 Octubre 05 1989
A7
-
Detail x
Print proof. Stamped "SPECIMEN" in red (not perfored).. Incomplete obverse print.
N/Lbbcv2bs-aa01s Octubre 05 1989
AA7
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "ESPÉCIMEN" in magenta (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv2bs-aa01s2 Octubre 05 1989
-
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp (not perfored)

Known errors pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv2bs-aa01-af7,e Octubre 05 1989
AF7
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete serial number printing due to ink failure

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N/L
Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM)
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Piece added recently
XX.XXX.XXX ?
Estimated amount, not confirmed
Entry
Deprecated piece
Entry
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Entry
Unverified piece
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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