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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 5 Bolívares : Abril 29 1969 : Design B, Type A

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv5bs-ba02-h7 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv5bs-ba02-h7. Photograph credits: Rodolfo Fuentes

Reverse

Piece bbcv5bs-ba02-h7 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv5bs-ba02-h7. Photograph credits: Rodolfo Fuentes

Characteristics

  • Date: Abril 29 1969
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 5B
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • Obverse: Design in red. On the left, portrait of Simon Bolivar by José Gil de Castro done in Lima, Perú, in the year 1825. On the right, portrait of Francisco de Miranda by L. Downey. In each corner, the denomination value "5". On the bottom, the denomination in words "CINCO BOLÍVARES" «five Bolívares» and payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank». On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». Below, the word "Caracas".
  • Reverse: Design in red. In the center, Panteón Nacional. On the left, Coat of Arms. On the right, the denomination value "5" within a guilloche. In each corner, the denomination value "5". On the bottom, the denomination in words. On the top, the issuer name. Below, the word "Caracas".
  • Designer or engraver: The design of the banknote was done by K.D. Dzwing.
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

Issues (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P50bbbcv5bs-ba02-h7 Abril 29 1969
H7
4,000,000
Detail x
P50bbbcv5bs-ba02-j7 Abril 29 1969
J7
5,000,000
Detail x

Other pieces (3)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P50sbbcv5bs-ba02s
(Formelly as bbcv5bs-ba01s)
Abril 29 1969
7
-
Detail x
Stamped "ESPECIMEN SIN VALOR" «specimen with no value» in red (perfored).
P50sbbcv5bs-ba02s2 Abril 29 1969
7
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN" with printer oval seal "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE" in red (perfored).. Known 001 - 023
N/Lbbcv5bs-ba02s3 Abril 29 1969
-
-
Detail x
"SPECIMEN OF NO VALUE" pinch holes

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