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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv500bs-ec01-u8 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv500bs-ec01-u8. Photograph credits: Emilio Orta

Reverse

Piece bbcv500bs-ec01-u8 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv500bs-ec01-u8. Photograph credits: Emilio Orta

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv500bs-ec01-s8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv500bs-ec01-s8. Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv500bs-ec01-s8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv500bs-ec01-s8. Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

Obverse (in front of light)

Piece bbcv500bs-ec01-s8 (Obverse, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv500bs-ec01-s8. Photograph credits: Subastas Globus

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv500bs-ec
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 500H
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • Obverse: Design in blue and violet. On the right, portrait of Simon Bolivar by unknown author painted in Haiti. On the left, watermarks zone. In the center, the denomination value "500". On the top, the denomination in words "QUINIENTOS BOLÍVARES" «five hundred Bolívares». On the bottom, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela» and the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank» above. In each corner the denomination value "500".
  • Reverse: Design in blue and violet. In each corner Orquídea Catesetum pileatum with Coat of Arms. On the right, watermarks zone. On the top, the denomination in words "QUINIENTOS BOLÍVARES" «five hundred Bolívares». On the bottom, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». In each corner the value "500".
  • Similarities of the obverse design: The design is similar to Design E, Type A, with variations in ornaments and engravements such as the hair, shadows and the eyes shape done with concentric circles.
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

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Issues (7)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P67fbbcv500bs-ec01-q8 Febrero 05 1998
Q8
23,000,000
Detail x
Known Q37004849 - Q59976323
P67fbbcv500bs-ec01-r8 Febrero 05 1998
R8
30,000,000
Detail x
Known R30000207 - R59599595
P67fbbcv500bs-ec01-s8 Febrero 05 1998
S8
30,000,000
Detail x
Known S30002401 - S59594608
P67fbbcv500bs-ec01-t8 Febrero 05 1998
T8
30,000,000
Detail x
Known T30047530 - T59977910
P67fbbcv500bs-ec01-u8 Febrero 05 1998
U8
30,000,000
Detail x
Known U31516715 - U59913047
P67fbbcv500bs-ec01-v8 Febrero 05 1998
V8
30,000,000
Detail x
Known V30177777 - V59563980
P67fbbcv500bs-ec01-w8 Febrero 05 1998
W8
27,000,000
Detail x
Known W30808827 - W55032388

Replacement banknote (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv500bs-ec01r Febrero 05 1998
Z8
311,360?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. Known Z00000634 - Z00311039. Estimated Z00000001 - Z00311360

Other pieces (4)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv500bs-ec01p Febrero 05 1998
Q8
-
Detail x
Proof
N/Lbbcv500bs-ec01s Febrero 05 1998
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "ESPECIMEN SIN VALOR" «specimen with no value» twice in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv500bs-ec01s2 Febrero 05 1998
8
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
N/Lbbcv500bs-ec01s3 Febrero 05 1998
R8
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp

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N/L
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XX.XXX.XXX ?
Estimated amount, not confirmed
Entry
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Entry
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Entry
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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 1961-2019 (25th edition - 2019)

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