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Obverse
Piece bbcv500bss-ab01-f8 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv500bss-ab01-f8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 500 Bolívares Soberanos. Design A, Type B. Date Mayo 18 2018. Serie F8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Reverse
Piece bbcv500bss-ab01-f8 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv500bss-ab01-f8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 500 Bolívares Soberanos. Design A, Type B. Date Mayo 18 2018. Serie F8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Obverse (in front of light)
Piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8 (Obverse, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 500 Bolívares Soberanos. Design A, Type B. Date Mayo 18 2018. Serie E8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Obverse (in front of light, partial)
Piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8 (Obverse, partial, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 500 Bolívares Soberanos. Design A, Type B. Date Mayo 18 2018. Serie E8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Obverse (in front of light, partial)
Piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8 (Obverse, partial, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 500 Bolívares Soberanos. Design A, Type B. Date Mayo 18 2018. Serie E8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Obverse (in front of light, partial)
Piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8 (Obverse, partial, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 500 Bolívares Soberanos. Design A, Type B. Date Mayo 18 2018. Serie E8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Obverse (under ultraviolet light)
Piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 500 Bolívares Soberanos. Design A, Type B. Date Mayo 18 2018. Serie E8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Reverse (under ultraviolet light)
Piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 500 Bolívares Soberanos. Design A, Type B. Date Mayo 18 2018. Serie E8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Obverse (under ultraviolet light, partial)
Piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8 (Obverse, partial, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv500bss-ab01-e8: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 500 Bolívares Soberanos. Design A, Type B. Date Mayo 18 2018. Serie E8
Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbcv500bss-ab
  • Size: 156 x 69 mm (6.14 x 2.72 in.)
  • General: Multicolor design with orcher and brown as predominant colors.
  • Obverse: Design with portrait orientation. On the top, "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». Below, the denomination value "500", the denomination in words "QUINIENTOS BOLÍVARES" «five hundred Bolívares», the date, the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank» and the signers. At right, watermarks zone. On the bottom, portrait of Simon Bolivar by Philippe Froesch with the denomination value "500" below. The serial numbers are located at upper right and bottom left rotated 90 degrees clock-wise.
  • Reverse: Design with landscape orientation. In the center, over the field Venezuelan troupial (Icterus icterus) with Macarao National Park. On the right, watermarks zone. On the top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». On the left, Coat of Arms. On the bottom right, the denomination value "500" and the denomination in words "QUINIENTOS BOLÍVARES" «five hundred Bolívares».
  • Some security elements: Opaque security thread, diving holographic security thread in 4 windows with "BCV", "BCV", "BCV" and "BCV" (in front of light); watermarks, invisible ink (ultraviolet), see-through perfect print registration. On the obverse latent image "BCV" on the bottom.
  • Watermark: "BCV" and portrait of Simon Bolivar by Philippe Froesch.
  • Variations: From Design A, Type A, the security thread is opaque, there is variations in "BCV" in the security thread in front of a light and in ultraviolet light, and there is variations in the portrait of the watermark.
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Issues (2)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P108bbbcv500bss-ab01-e8
(Formelly as bbcv500bss-aa02-e8-2) Entry with photo
Mayo 18 2018
E8
95,894,999?
(E041-E99). Known E04123496 - E99870291. Estimated E04105001 - E99999999
P108bbbcv500bss-ab01-f8
(Formelly as bbcv500bss-aa02-f8) Entry with photo
Mayo 18 2018
F8
53,550,000?
(F00-F53). Known F00012100 - F53380616. Estimated F00000001 - F53550000
Replacement banknote (1)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv500bss-ab01r
(Formelly as bbcv500bss-aa02r2) Entry with photo
Mayo 18 2018
Z8
266,850?
Second interval. (Z0404-Z0430). Known Z04042010 - Z04306608. Estimated Z04040001 - Z04306850
Legend
Piece information
No change
Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)

Entry without photo

Entry with photo

Entry with updated photo

Entry with incomplete photo

N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
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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