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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 50 Bolívares : Febrero 26 1953 : Design B, Type A

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Obverse

Piece bbcv50bs-ba01-c7 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv50bs-ba01-c7. Photograph credits: Convención Numismática Valencia

Reverse

Piece bbcv50bs-ba01-c7 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv50bs-ba01-c7. Photograph credits: Convención Numismática Valencia

Characteristics

  • Date: Febrero 26 1953
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 50B
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • 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»

Issues (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P40bbcv50bs-ba01-c7 Febrero 26 1953
C7
744,000
Detail x

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