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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv50bsf-ab01r (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv50bsf-ab01r. Photograph credits: Gabriel Rojas

Reverse

Piece bbcv50bsf-ab01r (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv50bsf-ab01r. Photograph credits: Gabriel Rojas

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv50bsf-ab01-e8,e2 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv50bsf-ab01-e8,e2. Photograph credits: Mercadolibre

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv50bsf-ab01-e8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv50bsf-ab01-e8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv50bsf-ab
  • 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 (E) BCV" «Acting president of BCV» and "Director BCV" «Director of BCV»

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Issues (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv50bsf-ab01-e8 Diciembre 19 2008
E8
90,000,000?
Detail x
N/Lbbcv50bsf-ab01-f8 Diciembre 19 2008
F8
90,000,000?
Detail x

Replacement banknote (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv50bsf-ab01r Diciembre 19 2008
Z8
114,750?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote (Z0513-Z052)

Other pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv50bsf-ab01s Diciembre 19 2008
E8
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" «sample with no value» in red (not perfored).

Known errors pieces (6)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv50bsf-ab01-e8,e Diciembre 19 2008
E8
-
Detail x
Error. Ink failure in the Calcographic (intanglio) printing on the obverse
N/Lbbcv50bsf-ab01-e8,e2 Diciembre 19 2008
E8
90?
Detail x
Error. Print over inverted and incorrect paper side
N/Lbbcv50bsf-ab01-e8,e3 Diciembre 19 2008
E8
-
Detail x
Error. Thin security thread
N/Lbbcv50bsf-ab01-e8,e4 Diciembre 19 2008
E8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing due to obstruction to the paper
N/Lbbcv50bsf-ab01-f8,e Diciembre 19 2008
F8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing due to folding. Cut failure
N/Lbbcv50bsf-ab01-f8,e2 Diciembre 19 2008
F8
-
Detail x
Error. Calcographic (intanglio) printing transfer of the obverse over the reverse

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N/L
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XX.XXX.XXX ?
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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 1961-2014 (20th edition - 2014)

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