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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 500 Bolívares - Design C, Type B (Canario) : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv500bs-cbp (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv500bs-cbp. Photograph credits: Ebay: monedasdelcaribe

Reverse

Piece bbcv500bs-cbp (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv500bs-cbp. Photograph credits: Ebay: monedasdelcaribe

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv500bs-cb11-c7 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv500bs-cb11-c7. Photograph credits: Numismática Globus

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv500bs-cb11-c7 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv500bs-cb11-c7. Photograph credits: Numismática Globus

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv500bs-cb
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 500D
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • Obverse: Design in yellow with frame-like border. On the right, portrait of Simon Bolivar inside an oval from unknown author. In the center, the denomination value "500", with the denomination in words "QUINIENTOS BOLÍVARES" «five hundred Bolívares» 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 top, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». In each corner the denomination value "500".
  • Reverse: Design in yellow with frame-like border. On the left, inside a circle, the Coat of Arms. On the right, the denomination value "500". On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». On the bottom, the denomination in words "QUINIENTOS BOLÍVARES" «five hundred Bolívares» and the denomination value "500" above.
  • Design variations in the reverse: The design is similar to Design C, Type A, with a change of the lowest motto in the Coat of Arms from "EEUU DE VENEZUELA" to "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela», due to the country name change by the new constitution.
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

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Other pieces (4)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv500bs-cbp No date
5
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in blue (perfored). Several uncut banknotes
P37sbbcv500bs-cbs No date
-
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
P37sbbcv500bs-cbs2 No date
5
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in blue (perfored).
P37sbbcv500bs-cbs3 No date
5
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN SIN VALOR" (specimen with no value) in red (perfored).

Known errors pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv500bs-cb02-b7,e Noviembre 08 1956
B7
-
Detail x
Error. Inverted typographic print on the obverse. Date and signatures

Legend

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XX.XXX.XXX ?
Estimated amount, not confirmed
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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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