Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
Cheng's Numismatic .
Page code bbcv50bs-ba
Jump to code Advanced
Google
Español Español Twitter Facebook
Page Reference
For reference, the URL address of this page is:
http://www.numismatica.info.ve/en/banknotes/bbcv50bs-ba.htm

You can also access this page directly by using the code: bbcv50bs-ba
Obverse
Piece bbcv50bs-bas (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv50bs-bas: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 50 Bolívares. Design B, Type A. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: Monalisa Money Mondo
Reverse
Piece bbcv50bs-bas (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv50bs-bas: Banknote from the Banco Central de Venezuela. 50 Bolívares. Design B, Type A. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: Monalisa Money Mondo
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbcv50bs-ba
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 50B
  • Size: 156 x 69 mm (6.14 x 2.72 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in black with frame-like border. On the left, portrait of Simon Bolivar inside an oval from unknown author. On the right, the denomination in words "CINCUENTA BOLÍVARES" «fifty Bolívares». In the center, the denomination value "50" with the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank» in two parts. On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». In each corner the denomination value "50".
  • Reverse: Design in orange with frame-like border. In the center, Monument to Carabobo by Antonio Rodríguez del Villar, site which Bolívar achieved the independence of Venezuela on June 24th 1821. On the left, the denomination value "50". On the right, Coat of Arms. On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». On the bottom, the denomination in words "CINCUENTA BOLÍVARES" «fifty Bolívares». In each corner the denomination value "50".
  • Common name: This design had as common name "Orejón" (big ears) and it was retired out of circulation early because the inhabitants rejected the exaggerated and ugly engraving of Simon Bolivar.
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»
Improve the catalog
If you have an unlisted piece, you can send a comment along with a photograph following the instructions in the Contact section for verificaton and cataloging. Your contribution will be appreciated and will help to improve the quality of this website.
Warning
A banknote piece with unknown serie prefix or out of estimated or known serial interval does not necessarily means that it's a unique and rare piece.

Due to the absence of official information, piece distribution in the country, difficulties and limits to the inhabitants to access paper money, specially since 2017 approximately, make difficult the studies and estimation of banknote issues.

The warning apply also for known pieces due to the reserved information from collectors.

The precision and quality of the information depends on these previouly mentioned factors, received reports and social network information.
Issues (2)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P40bbcv50bs-ba01-c7 Entry with photo Febrero 26 1953
C7
744,000
P40bbcv50bs-ba02-c7 Entry with photo Julio 23 1953
C7
48,000
Other pieces (4)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv50bs-bas Entry with photoNo date
C7
-
Stamped on both faces with two printer oval seals "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE", in red (not perfored).. Known 10 - 19
N/Lbbcv50bs-bas2 Entry without photo (C)No date
A7
-
No Specimen stamp
N/Lbbcv50bs-bas3 Entry without photoNo date
C7
-
"CANCELLED" pinch holes.
N/Lbbcv50bs-bas4 Entry with photo (A)No date
C7
-
Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN" with printer oval seal "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE" in red (perfored).. Known 34 - 52
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)
Recommended bibliography