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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 50000 Bolívares : Agosto 24 1998 : Design A, Type A

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv50000bs-aa01s (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv50000bs-aa01s. Photograph credits: Oliver Marquez

Reverse

Piece bbcv50000bs-aa01s (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv50000bs-aa01s. Photograph credits: Oliver Marquez

Obverse (in front of light, partial)

Piece bbcv50000bs-aa01p (Obverse, partial, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv50000bs-aa01p. Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

Characteristics

  • Date: Agosto 24 1998
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 50000A
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • Obverse: On the top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». At right of the watermarks zone, there are two superposed triangles printed with Optically Variable Ink (OVI). Design in red. On the right, portrait of José María Vargas by Martín Tovar y Tovar in 1875. In the center, the denomination value "50000" with the denomination in words "CINCUENTA MIL BOLIVARES" splitted in two parts and the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank» below. On the left, watermarks zone. In each corner but bottom left corner the denomination value "50000".
  • Reverse: Design in red. In the center, Rector's square and Clock of the Central University of Venezuela (UCV), flower of the National tree Araguaney (Tabebuia chrysantha), and Coat of Arms. On the top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». In the bottom right corner,, the denomination in words "CINCUENTA MIL BOLIVARES". On the bottom left and upper right corners, the denomination value "50000".
  • Circulation note: This note began circulation on November 28th 2002.
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

Issues (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P83bbcv50000bs-aa01-a8 Agosto 24 1998
A8
90,000,000
Detail x
Known A00000001 - A89952731
P83bbcv50000bs-aa01-b8 Agosto 24 1998
B8
10,000,000
Detail x
Known B00004744 - B09756354

Replacement banknote (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P83bbcv50000bs-aa01r Agosto 24 1998
Z8
92,000?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. Known Z00000076 - Z00091864. Estimated Z00000001 - Z00092000

Known errors pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv50000bs-aa01-a8,e Agosto 24 1998
A8
-
Detail x
Error. Calcographic (intanglio) printing transfer of the obverse over the reverse

Other pieces (3)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv50000bs-aa01p Agosto 24 1998
-
-
Detail x
Print proof
N/Lbbcv50000bs-aa01s Agosto 24 1998
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "ESPECIMEN SIN VALOR" «specimen with no value» in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv50000bs-aa01s2 Agosto 24 1998
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN" with printer oval seal "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE" in red (perfored). Numbered Specimen. Known 006 - ???. Estimated 001 - 006

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