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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 2 Bolívares Fuertes - Design A, Type B : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv2bsf-ab01s (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv2bsf-ab01s. Photograph credits: Numisfila

Reverse

Piece bbcv2bsf-ab01s (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv2bsf-ab01s. Photograph credits: Numisfila

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv2bsf-ab01-d8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv2bsf-ab01-d8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv2bsf-ab01-d8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv2bsf-ab01-d8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv2bsf-ab
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • General: Multicolor design with blue as predominant colors.
  • Obverse: Design with portrait orientation. On the top, "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». Below, the denomination value "2", the denomination in words "DOS BOLÍVARES" «Two 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 Francisco de Miranda from a copy done by Charles Ventrillon-Horber based on Georges Rouget artwork, with the denomination value "2" below. As background, the map of Venezuela with a sailing ship. 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 Amazon River Dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) and worm flower (Bispira Brunnea), with Coro dunes 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 "2" and the denomination in words "DOS BOLÍVARES" «Two Bolívares».
  • Some security elements: Security thread with "BCV 2", "BCV 2", "BCV 2" and "BCV 2" (in front of light); watermarks, invisible ink (ultraviolet) and see-through perfect print registration. On the obverse latent image "2" on the bottom.
  • Watermark: Portrait of Francisco de Miranda and the denomination value "2".
  • Design variations: The signers are the President (in charge) and the Director instead of the President and the First Vicepresident. This is due to the decease of the President in December 14th 2008.
  • Signatures: "Presidente (E) BCV" «Acting president of BCV» and "Director BCV" «Director of BCV»

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Issues (3)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P88cbbcv2bsf-ab01-d8 Diciembre 19 2008
D8
90,000,000?
Detail x
P88cbbcv2bsf-ab01-e8 Diciembre 19 2008
E8
90,000,000?
Detail x
P88cbbcv2bsf-ab01-f8 Diciembre 19 2008
F8
20,000,000?
Detail x
<=F19

Replacement banknote (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv2bsf-ab01r Diciembre 19 2008
Z8
495,000?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote (Z0020-Z0069)

Other pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv2bsf-ab01s Diciembre 19 2008
D8
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" (sample with no value) in red (not perfored).

Known errors pieces (6)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv2bsf-ab01-d8,e Diciembre 19 2008
D8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure with complete banknote produced by folding
N/Lbbcv2bsf-ab01-d8,e2 Diciembre 19 2008
D8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced vertical offset cut position by early paper handling
N/Lbbcv2bsf-ab01-e8,e Diciembre 19 2008
E8
-
Detail x
Error. Incorrect serial number. Unusual serial number prefix letter spacing from number
N/Lbbcv2bsf-ab01-f8,e Diciembre 19 2008
F8
-
Detail x
Error. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing with incorrect color on the obverse.
N/Lbbcv2bsf-ab01-f8,e2 Diciembre 19 2008
F8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the reverse. Partial absence of offset printing due to obstruction from a foreign object
N/Lbbcv2bsf-ab01r,e Diciembre 19 2008
Z8
-
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. Error. Small serie prefix letter maybe by numbering machine misconfiguration

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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 1961-2014 (20th edition - 2014)

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