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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 2 Bolívares Fuertes : Diciembre 19 2008 : Design A, Type B

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Obverse

Piece bbcv2bsf-ab01-d8 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv2bsf-ab01-d8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 2 Bolívares Fuertes. Design A, Type B. Date Diciembre 19 2008. Serie D8
Photograph credits: Alexis Hernández

Reverse

Piece bbcv2bsf-ab01-d8 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv2bsf-ab01-d8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 2 Bolívares Fuertes. Design A, Type B. Date Diciembre 19 2008. Serie D8
Photograph credits: Alexis Hernández

Characteristics

  • Date: Diciembre 19 2008
  • Size: 156 x 69 mm (6.14 x 2.72 in.)
  • 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»

Issues (3)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P88cbbcv2bsf-ab01-d8 Diciembre 19 2008
D8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Known D00002005 - D89926649. Estimated D00000001 - D90000000
P88cbbcv2bsf-ab01-e8 Diciembre 19 2008
E8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Known E00005069 - E89998244. Estimated E00000001 - E90000000
P88cbbcv2bsf-ab01-f8 Diciembre 19 2008
F8
20,000,000?
Detail x
<=F19. Known F00003176 - F19884455. Estimated F00000001 - F20000000

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). Known Z00204971 - Z00692834. Estimated Z00200001 - Z00695000

Known errors pieces (5)

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

Other pieces (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv2bsf-ab01r,e Diciembre 19 2008
Z8
-
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. Error. Small serie prefix letter maybe by numbering machine misconfiguration
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 0008 - 0299

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