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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 5000 Bolívares - Design A, Type B : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv5000bs-ab02-c8 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv5000bs-ab02-c8. Photograph credits: Megaser Inversiones

Reverse

Piece bbcv5000bs-ab02-c8 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv5000bs-ab02-c8. Photograph credits: Megaser Inversiones

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv5000bs-ab03-d8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv5000bs-ab03-d8. Photograph credits: Numismática Globus

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv5000bs-ab03-d8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv5000bs-ab03-d8. Photograph credits: Numismática Globus

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv5000bs-ab
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 5000C
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • Obverse: Design in red and brown. In the center, portrait of Simon Bolivar by Juan Lovera. On the right,, coat of arms of the Bolívar Family. In the center,, the value "5000" with the denomination in words "CINCO MIL BOLÍVARES" «five thousand Bolívares» above 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. On the top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». In each corner except the bottom left corner, the value "5000". The serial numbers are located at upper right and bottom left of the banknote.
  • Reverse: Design in red. In the center, engraving of the painting"19 de Abril de 1810" by Juan Lovera, with the denomination in words "CINCO MIL BOLÍVARES" «five thousand Bolívares» and the value "5000" at left. On the right, watermarks zone with the Coat of Arms at upper left. On the top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». On the bottom, the denomination in words "CINCO MIL BOLÍVARES" «five thousand Bolívares». In each corner except the upper left, the value "5000".
  • Similarities of the obverse design: The design is similar to Design A, Type A, with the removal of the optic-shifting color ink used in the first letter "C" in "Cinco Mil Bolívares", and the change of the latent image located between the portrait and the coat of arms of Bolivar to a optic-shifting color patch.
  • Similarities of the reverse design: The design is the same to Design A, Type A.
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

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Issues (8)

Other pieces (6)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv5000bs-ab01s Junio 16 1997
B8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" (sample with no value) in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv5000bs-ab01s2 Junio 16 1997
A8
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
N/Lbbcv5000bs-ab01s3 Junio 16 1997
B8
-
Detail x
Stamped "SPECIMEN" with humid ink
N/Lbbcv5000bs-ab02s Febrero 10 1998
D8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" (sample with no value) in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv5000bs-ab02s2 Febrero 10 1998
D8
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
N/Lbbcv5000bs-ab03s Agosto 06 1998
D8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" (sample with no value) in red (not perfored).

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