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Piece bbcv5bs-bas4 : Banknote of 5 Bolívares : No date : Banco Central de Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece bbcv5bs-bas4 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Luisa Romero

Obverse

Piece bbcv5bs-bas4 (Obverse)
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Reverse

Piece bbcv5bs-bas4 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Luisa Romero

Reverse

Piece bbcv5bs-bas4 (Reverse)
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Characteristics from Design B, Type A

  • Identification Code: bbcv5bs-ba
  • 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.

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv5bs-bas4
  • Piece type: Specimen banknote without date
  • Date: No date
  • Serie: 7. followed by 7 zeroes
  • Amount: Unknown. 3 known pieces
  • Printer: Thomas de la Rue Limited
  • Numered specimen range: Known 026 - 097
  • Specimen Serie: 3 digits
  • Known pieces or cases: 026, 095 and 097
  • Note: Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN" with two printer oval seals "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE", in red (not perfored).

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Signatures

  • Presidente «President»: No signature
  • Primer Vice presidente «First Vicepresident»: No signature

Identification in other catalogs

  • Qualitative code by Sergio Sucre: ebcv5b/sf/2
  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): P50s
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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