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Piece bbcv2bss-aa01-f8 : Banknote of 2 Bolívares Soberanos : Date Enero 15 2018 : Banco Central de Venezuela

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Piece bbcv2bss-aa01-f8 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Jorje Díaz


Piece bbcv2bss-aa01-f8 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Jorje Díaz

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: bbcv2bss-aa
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • General: Multicolor design with turquoise and red 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 date, the denomination in words "DOS BOLÍVARES" «Two Bolívares», 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, Josefa Camejo from the International Airport Josefa Camejo, with the denomination value "2" below. 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 Yellow-shouldered amazon parrot (Amazona barbadensis) with Cayo Sal in Morrocoy National Park. 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: diving 3D security thread in 3 windows with "BCV"; watermarks, secondary security thread, 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.


  • Identification Code: bbcv2bss-aa01-f8
  • Piece type: Normal issued banknote
  • Date: Enero 15 2018
  • Serie: F8. Prefix F followed by 8 digits
  • Amount: 99,999,999 (estimated).
  • Printer: De La Rue Currency (unconfirmed)
  • Serial interval: Unknown. Estimated F00000001 - F99999999. Known F00028197 - F98930559
  • Known serial prefix: F00-F05, F07-F10, F13-F21, F26, F29-F32, F34-F35, F38-F39, F41, F44-F50, F55-F56, F58-F60, F64, F69-F74, F76-F79, F82, F84, F90-F96, F98 ?

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Fancy serial numbers

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  • Amount of low or high serials: 10544 (all), 6349 (Level 1), 3154 (Level 2), 938 (Level 3) and 103 (Level 4)
  • Low serial interval: F00000001-F00010544 (all), F00004196-F00010544 (Level 1), F00001042-F00004195 (Level 2), F00000104-F00001041 (Level 3) and F00000001-F00000103 (Level 4)
  • High serial interval: F99989456-F99999999 (all), F99989456-F99995804 (Level 1), F99995805-F99998958 (Level 2), F99998959-F99999896 (Level 3) and F99999897-F99999999 (Level 4)
  • Amount of bookend serial number: 999,999 (2 digits), 9,999 (4 digits), 99,999 (4 digits)
  • Amount of ladder serial number: 700 (circular), 1,280 (non-circular)
  • Amount of many repeated digits in-a-row serial number: 29,160 (5 digits), 2,430 (6 digits), 180 (7 digits)
  • Amount of many repeated digits of-a-kind serial number: 408,240 (5 digits), 22,680 (5 digits), 720 (7 digits)
  • Amount of serial number with unique digits: 11,430 (2 digits-binary), 695,520 (3 digits-ternary)
  • Amount of repeater serial number: 99 (2 digits)
  • Amount of birthday serial number (estimated between years 1900-2050): 55,266 (day-month-year), 55,266 (month-day-year), 55,266 (year-month-day)
  • Amount of doubles serial number: 7,290
  • Amount of radar serial number: 9,999
  • Amount of rotator serial number: 255
  • Amount of solid serial number: 9


  • Presidente BCV «President of BCV»: Ramón Lobo
  • Primer Vicepresidente BCV «First vicepresident of BCV»: Sohail Hernández

Identification in other catalogs

  • Qualitative code by Sergio Sucre: Not listed
  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): P101
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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