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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 50,000 Bolívares - Design A, Type B : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece bbcv50000bs-ab01s2 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv50000bs-ab01s2. Photograph credits: Numisfila

Reverse

Piece bbcv50000bs-ab01s2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv50000bs-ab01s2. Photograph credits: Numisfila

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv50000bs-ab
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 50000B
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • Obverse: 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". On the upper left corner, the country name "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». A la derecha de la watermarks zone, existe un parche impresos con Optically Variable Ink (OVI).
  • 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 October 16th 2006.
  • Design variations in the obverse: The design is similar to Design A, Type A, changing the leyend "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela» to "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». The windowed thread is thicker, a box with "50MIL" was added in the watermarks, the shape of the security feature printed with Optically Variable Ink (OVI) was changed.
  • Design variations in the reverse: In each corner Design A, Type A, with the printer name added.
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

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Issues (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P87bbbcv50000bs-ab01-a8 Septiembre 29 2005
A8
90,000,000
Detail x
P87bbbcv50000bs-ab01-b8 Septiembre 29 2005
B8
15,450,000
Detail x

Replacement banknote (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv50000bs-ab01r Septiembre 29 2005
Z8
159,587
Detail x
Replacement Banknote

Other pieces (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv50000bs-ab01s Septiembre 29 2005
A8
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
N/Lbbcv50000bs-ab01s2 Septiembre 29 2005
A8
64?
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" «sample with no value» in red (not perfored). Numbered Specimen

Known errors pieces (8)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv50000bs-ab01-a8,e Septiembre 29 2005
A8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced vertical offset cut position by late paper handling
N/Lbbcv50000bs-ab01-a8,e2 Septiembre 29 2005
A8
315?
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced vertical offset cut position by late paper handling
N/Lbbcv50000bs-ab01-a8,e3 Septiembre 29 2005
A8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Absence of printing with Optically Variable Ink (OVI)
N/Lbbcv50000bs-ab01-a8,e4 Septiembre 29 2005
A8
-
Detail x
Error. Double "A" serial prefix
N/Lbbcv50000bs-ab01-a8,e5 Septiembre 29 2005
A8
-
Detail x
Error. Ink failure in the Calcographic (intanglio) printing on the obverse
N/Lbbcv50000bs-ab01-a8,e6 Septiembre 29 2005
A8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure with incomplete banknote produced by folding
N/Lbbcv50000bs-ab01-b8,e Septiembre 29 2005
B8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the reverse. Missing Calcographic (intanglio) printing
N/Lbbcv50000bs-ab01-b8,e2 Septiembre 29 2005
B8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure with complete banknote produced by folding

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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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