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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 50 Bolívares Fuertes - Design A, Type A : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv50bsf-aa10r3 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv50bsf-aa10r3. Photograph credits: Manuel Gonzalez

Reverse

Piece bbcv50bsf-aa10r3 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv50bsf-aa10r3. Photograph credits: Manuel Gonzalez

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv50bsf-aa01-a8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv50bsf-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv50bsf-aa01-a8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv50bsf-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Obverse (in front of light)

Piece bbcv50bsf-aa01-a8 (Obverse, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv50bsf-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv50bsf-aa
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 50L
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • General: Multicolor design with green and yellow as predominant colors.
  • Obverse: Design with portrait orientation. On the top, "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». Below, the denomination value "50", the denomination in words "CINCUENTA BOLÍVARES" «fifty 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 Simón Rodríguez, that seems that it was painted by Juan Agustín Guerrero with the denomination value "50" 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 Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos ornatos) with Santo Cristo Lagoon as background. 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 "50" and the denomination in words "CINCUENTA BOLÍVARES" «fifty Bolívares».
  • Some security elements: Diving security thread in 5 windows, with "BCV 50", "BCV 50", "BCV 50" and "BCV 50" (normal view and in front of light); watermarks, invisible ink (ultraviolet) and see-through perfect print registration. On the obverse "50" on the top with Optically Variable Ink (OVI) and latent image "50" on the bottom.
  • Watermark: Portrait of Simón Rodríguez and the denomination value "50".
  • Signatures: "Presidente BCV" «President of BCV» and "Primer Vicepresidente BCV" «First vicepresident of BCV»

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Issues (52)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P92bbcv50bsf-aa01-a8 Marzo 20 2007
A8
90,000,000
Detail x
P92bbcv50bsf-aa01-b8 Marzo 20 2007
B8
35,000,000
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa02-c8 Mayo 24 2007
C8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa02-d8 Mayo 24 2007
D8
58,000,000?
Detail x
P92bbcv50bsf-aa03-g8 Septiembre 03 2009
G8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Signer title aligned with payment clause
P92bbcv50bsf-aa03-h8 Septiembre 03 2009
H8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Signer title aligned with payment clause
P92bbcv50bsf-aa03-j8-2 Septiembre 03 2009
J8
20,000,250?
Detail x
Signer title aligned with payment clause (<=J19)
P92bbcv50bsf-aa03-j8 Septiembre 03 2009
J8
69,999,750?
Detail x
Signer title not aligned with payment clause (>=J20)
P92bbcv50bsf-aa03-k8 Septiembre 03 2009
K8
61,650,000?
Detail x
Signer title not aligned with payment clause
P92bbcv50bsf-aa04-k8 Febrero 03 2011
K8
28,350,000?
Detail x
P92bbcv50bsf-aa04-l8 Febrero 03 2011
L8
90,000,000?
Detail x
P92bbcv50bsf-aa04-m8 Febrero 03 2011
M8
90,000,000?
Detail x
P92bbcv50bsf-aa04-n8 Febrero 03 2011
N8
90,000,000?
Detail x
P92bbcv50bsf-aa04-p8 Febrero 03 2011
P8
49,005,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa05-p8 Enero 31 2012
P8
40,995,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa05-q8 Enero 31 2012
Q8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa05-r8 Enero 31 2012
R8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa05-s8 Enero 31 2012
S8
4,500,000?
Detail x
<=S044
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06-s8 Diciembre 27 2012
S8
85,500,000?
Detail x
>=S045
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06-t8 Diciembre 27 2012
T8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06-u8 Diciembre 27 2012
U8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06-v8 Diciembre 27 2012
V8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06-w8 Diciembre 27 2012
W8
44,505,000?
Detail x
<=W444
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa07-w8 Octubre 29 2013
W8
45,495,000?
Detail x
>=W445
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa07-x8 Octubre 29 2013
X8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa07-y8 Octubre 29 2013
Y8
14,490,000?
Detail x
<=Y144
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa08-y8 Agosto 19 2014
Y8
75,510,000?
Detail x
>=Y145
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa08-aa8 Agosto 19 2014
AA8
24,750,000?
Detail x
<=AA244
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-aa8 Junio 23 2015
AA8
65,250,000?
Detail x
Large serial number (>=AA259)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-ab8-2 Junio 23 2015
AB8
84,510,000?
Detail x
Large serial number. like serie AA (Large serie <=AB844)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-ab8 Junio 23 2015
AB8
5,490,000?
Detail x
Thick and Small serial number, like serie AC-AK (Small serie >=AB845)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-ac8 Junio 23 2015
AC8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Thick and Small serial number
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-ad8 Junio 23 2015
AD8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-ae8 Junio 23 2015
AE8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Thick and Small serial number
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-af8 Junio 23 2015
AF8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Thick and Small serial number
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-ag8 Junio 23 2015
AG8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Thick and Small serial number
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-ah8 Junio 23 2015
AH8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Thick and Small serial number
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-aj8 Junio 23 2015
AJ8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Thick and Small serial number
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-ak8 Junio 23 2015
AK8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Thick and Small serial number
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-al8 Junio 23 2015
AL8
90,000,000?
Detail x
Thick and Small serial number
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-am8 Junio 23 2015
AM8
44,424,000?
Detail x
Thick and Small serial number (<=AM444)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06-am8 Diciembre 27 2012
AM8
4,549,500?
Detail x
AM445-AM490
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10-am8 Noviembre 05 2015
AM8
40,050,000?
Detail x
>=AM499
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10-an8 Noviembre 05 2015
AN8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10-ap8 Noviembre 05 2015
AP8
70,200,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10-ar8 Noviembre 05 2015
AR8
49,950,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10-as8 Noviembre 05 2015
AS8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10-at8 Noviembre 05 2015
AT8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10-au8 Noviembre 05 2015
AU8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10-av8 Noviembre 05 2015
AV8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10-aw8 Noviembre 05 2015
AW8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10-ax8 Noviembre 05 2015
AX8
49,950,000?
Detail x

Replacement banknote (20)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa01r Marzo 20 2007
Z8
252,000?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote (Z00)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06r Diciembre 27 2012
Z8
877,500?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote First interval (Z10)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06r2 Diciembre 27 2012
Z8
13,545?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote Second interval (Z12)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa07r Octubre 29 2013
Z8
78,750?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote (Z1400-Z1407)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa02r Mayo 24 2007
Z8
120,000?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote (Z050-Z0511)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa03r2 Septiembre 03 2009
Z8
500,000?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. Second interval. (Z055-Z059)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa03r Septiembre 03 2009
Z8
103,500?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. First interval. (Z0600-Z0610)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa04r2 Febrero 03 2011
Z8
28,125?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote Second interval (Z06116-Z06128)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa05r Enero 31 2012
Z8
28,800?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote (Z0613-Z0615)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa04r Febrero 03 2011
Z8
1,804,500?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. First interval (Z08-Z09)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa08r Agosto 19 2014
Z8
42,750?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote (Z1409-Z1413)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09r Junio 23 2015
Z8
265,500?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. First interval. Large serial number, like serie AA-AB(AB00-AB84) (Z177-Z180 Large serie)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09r2 Junio 23 2015
Z8
1,039,500?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. Second interval. Small serial number, like serie AB(AB84-AB90)-AM (Small serie Z2061-Z2164)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09r3 Junio 23 2015
Z8
445,500?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. Third interval. Small serial number like serie AB(AB84-AB90)-AM (Thick serie Z25)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09r4 Junio 23 2015
Z8
265,500?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. Fourth interval. Small serial number, like serie AB(AB84-AB90)-AM (Thick serie Z27)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10r Noviembre 05 2015
Z8
196,650?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. First interval (Z329-Z330)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10r4 Noviembre 05 2015
Z8
90,000?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote, Fourth interval, like serie AP (Z3440-Z3448)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10r5 Noviembre 05 2015
Z8
47,250?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote, Fifth interval (Z3515-Z3519)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10r3 Noviembre 05 2015
Z8
252,000?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote, Third interval (Z3815-Z3840)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10r2 Noviembre 05 2015
Z8
153,000?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote, Second interval (Z4190-Z4205)

Other pieces (14)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aap No date
-
-
Detail x
Print proof. Missing Calcographic (intanglio) printing (obverse)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aap2 No date
-
-
Detail x
Print proof. Missing Calcographic (intanglio) printing (obverse and reverse)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa01s Marzo 20 2007
A8
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp (not perfored)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa01s2 Marzo 20 2007
A8
1920?
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" (sample with no value) in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa03s Septiembre 03 2009
J8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" (sample with no value) in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa04s Febrero 03 2011
N8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" (sample with no value) in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06s Diciembre 27 2012
S8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" (sample with no value) in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa07s Octubre 29 2013
W8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" (sample with no value) in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa08s Agosto 19 2014
Y8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" (sample with no value) in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09p
(Formelly as bbcv50bsf-aa09s2)
Junio 23 2015
AA8
-
Detail x
Print proof. No Specimen stamp (not perfored)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09p2 Junio 23 2015
-
-
Detail x
Print proof. No Specimen stamp (not perfored)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09s Junio 23 2015
AA8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" (sample with no value) in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10p
(Formelly as bbcv50bsf-aa10s)
Noviembre 05 2015
AU8
45?
Detail x
Print proof. No Specimen stamp (not perfored)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa10s2 Noviembre 05 2015
AM8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" (sample with no value) in red (not perfored).

Known errors pieces (45)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa01-a8,e Marzo 20 2007
A8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing due to folding. produced by folding
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa01-a8,e2 Marzo 20 2007
A8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the reverse. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing due to folding
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa01-a8,e3 Marzo 20 2007
A8
45?
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the reverse. Missing Calcographic (intanglio) printing
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa01-a8,e4 Marzo 20 2007
A8
-
Detail x
Error. Calcographic (intanglio) printing transfer of the reverse over the obverse
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa01-a8,e5 Marzo 20 2007
A8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete print on reverse of the green background at each side
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa01-a8,e6 Marzo 20 2007
A8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial printing with Optically Variable Ink (OVI)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa01-b8,e Marzo 20 2007
B8
40?
Detail x
Error. Serial Number displacement with other serie
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa01-b8,e2 Marzo 20 2007
B8
1?
Detail x
Error. Incomplete print of both sides. due to folding
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa01-b8,e3 Marzo 20 2007
B8
-
Detail x
Error. Calcographic (intanglio) printing transfer of the reverse over the obverse
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa01-b8,e4 Marzo 20 2007
A8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete print of the green background at right side on reverse
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa02-c8,e Mayo 24 2007
C8
-
Detail x
Error. Ink failure in the Calcographic (intanglio) printing on the obverse
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa02-c8,e2 Mayo 24 2007
C8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced horizontal offset cut position toward the left
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa02-c8,e3 Mayo 24 2007
C8
-
Detail x
Error. Displaced vertical print on the obverse. Displaced typographic printing. Serial number
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa02-c8,e4 Mayo 24 2007
C8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the reverse. Partial absence of offset printing
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa02-c8,e5 Mayo 24 2007
C8
-
Detail x
Error. Ink failure in the Calcographic (intanglio) printing on the reverse.
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa02-c8,e6 Mayo 24 2007
C8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Absence of printing with Optically Variable Ink (OVI)
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa02-c8,e7 Mayo 24 2007
C8
35?
Detail x
Error. Displaced vertical print on the obverse. Displaced typographic printing. Serial number
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa02-c8,e8 Mayo 24 2007
C8
35?
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced vertical offset cut position by early paper handling
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa02-d8,e Mayo 24 2007
D8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing due to ink failure
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa03-j8,e Septiembre 03 2009
J8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced horizontal offset cut position toward the left
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa03-k8,e Septiembre 03 2009
K8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced horizontal offset cut position toward the right
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa03-k8,e2 Septiembre 03 2009
K8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced horizontal offset cut position toward the left
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa03-k8,e3 Septiembre 03 2009
K8
-
Detail x
Error. Inverted typographic print on the obverse. Serial number
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa03-k8,e4 Septiembre 03 2009
K8
-
Detail x
Error. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing displacement by creased paper.
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa04-l8,e Febrero 03 2011
L8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced vertical offset cut position by late paper handling
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa04-m8,e Febrero 03 2011
M8
40?
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced vertical offset cut position by late paper handling
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa04-m8,e2 Febrero 03 2011
M8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing due to ink failure
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa04-m8,e3 Febrero 03 2011
M8
45?
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Missing Calcographic (intanglio) printing
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa04-n8,e Febrero 03 2011
N8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure with incomplete banknote produced by folding. It has significant portion of another banknote
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa04-p8,e Febrero 03 2011
P8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure with incomplete banknote produced by folding. It has significant portion of another banknote
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa05-q8,e Enero 31 2012
Q8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure with incomplete banknote produced by folding
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa05-q8,e2 Enero 31 2012
Q8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing due to ink failure
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa05-r8,e Enero 31 2012
R8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing due to ink failure
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa05-r8,e2 Enero 31 2012
R8
-
Detail x
Error. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing with incorrect color on the obverse.
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06-s8,e Diciembre 27 2012
S8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete serial number printing
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06-s8,e2 Diciembre 27 2012
S8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete typographic printing from obverse to the reverse due to folding. Serial number
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06-t8,e Diciembre 27 2012
T8
-
Detail x
Error. Displaced horizontal printing on reverse. Displaced Calcographic (intanglio) printing.
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06-t8,e2 Diciembre 27 2012
T8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing due to ink failure
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06-u8,e Diciembre 27 2012
U8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure with incomplete banknote produced by folding
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa06-v8,e Diciembre 27 2012
V8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure with complete banknote produced by folding
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-ad8,e Junio 23 2015
AD8
-
Detail x
Error. Ink failure in the Calcographic (intanglio) printing on the reverse.
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-ae8,e Junio 23 2015
AE8
-
Detail x
Error. Ink failure in the Calcographic (intanglio) printing on the obverse
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-aj8,e Junio 23 2015
AJ8
-
Detail x
Error. Calcographic (intanglio) printing transfer of the obverse over the reverse
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-ak8,e Junio 23 2015
AK8
45?
Detail x
Error. Displaced horizontal printing on reverse. Displaced Calcographic (intanglio) printing.
N/Lbbcv50bsf-aa09-ak8,e2 Junio 23 2015
AK8
45?
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the reverse. Missing offset printing

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N/L
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XX.XXX.XXX ?
Estimated amount, not confirmed
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