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Piece bbcv50000bs-ac01-b8,e2 : Banknote of 50,000 Bolívares : Date Abril 25 2006 : Banco Central de Venezuela

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Piece bbcv50000bs-ac01-b8,e2 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Adrián Gudiño

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Piece bbcv50000bs-ac01-b8 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: José Miguel López Bravo - Chemy


Piece bbcv50000bs-ac01-b8,e2 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Adrián Gudiño

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Characteristics from Design A, Type C

  • Identification Code: bbcv50000bs-ac
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 50000C
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • Obverse: On the upper left corner, the country name "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». At right of the watermarks zone, there are a patch 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".
  • Design variations in the reverse: The design is similar to Design A, Type B, with the change of the Coat of Arms


  • Identification Code: bbcv50000bs-ac01-b8,e2
  • Date: Abril 25 2006
  • Serie: B8. Prefix B followed by 8 digits
  • Amount: Unknown.
  • Printer: Venezuelan Mint
  • Numered specimen range:
  • Note: Error. Incomplete serial number printing. Missing one serial number.

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  • Presidente «President»: Gastón Parra
  • Primer Vice presidente «First Vicepresident»: José Ferrer Navas

Identification in other catalogs

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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