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Banknotes from the Banco Central de Venezuela : 5 Bolívares - Design B, Type B : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv5bs-bb01-g7 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv5bs-bb01-g7. Photograph credits: Librería Cultural

Reverse

Piece bbcv5bs-bb01-g7 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv5bs-bb01-g7. Photograph credits: Librería Cultural

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv5bs-bb01-d8,e (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv5bs-bb01-d8,e. Photograph credits: Daniel Busot

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv5bs-bb
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 5C
  • 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».
  • 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.
  • Circulation note: Theses banknotes were issued in emergency to solve the shortage of coins during 1988-1989, as a consequence of illegal funding to obtain nickel due to the high price of this metal in comparison to it's face value. The banknotes that are part of these issues are 1 Bolívar, 2 Bolívares and 5 Bolívares (Design B, type B).
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design B, Type A, changes with the removal of the word "CARACAS"
  • Design variations in the reverse: From Design B, Type A, changes with the removal of the word "CARACAS" and with the removal of the printer name..
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "Primer Vice presidente" «First Vicepresident»

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Issues (41)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-f7 Septiembre 21 1989
F7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known F6001006 - F9939329
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-f8 Septiembre 21 1989
F8
50,000,001
Detail x
Known F10044241 - F59772497
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-g7 Septiembre 21 1989
G7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known G6101516 - G9943147
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-g8 Septiembre 21 1989
G8
50,000,001
Detail x
Known G10124667 - G59854801
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-h7 Septiembre 21 1989
H7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known H6342482 - H9897796
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-h8 Septiembre 21 1989
H8
50,000,001
Detail x
Known H10133170 - H59937328
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-j7 Septiembre 21 1989
J7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known J6201311 - J9887278
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-j8 Septiembre 21 1989
J8
50,000,001
Detail x
Known J10040217 - J59947788
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-k7 Septiembre 21 1989
K7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known K6238904 - K8564250
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-k8 Septiembre 21 1989
K8
50,000,001
Detail x
Known K10242190 - K59903533
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-l7 Septiembre 21 1989
L7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known L7131124 - L9200355
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-l8 Septiembre 21 1989
L8
14,000,001
Detail x
Known L00001304 - L23992940
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-m7 Septiembre 21 1989
M7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known M6161817 - M9850800
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-m8 Septiembre 21 1989
M8
2,000,001
Detail x
Known M10184907 - M11989415
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-n7 Septiembre 21 1989
N7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known N6189818 - N9658771
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-n8 Septiembre 21 1989
N8
2,000,001
Detail x
Known N10038711 - N11878278
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-p7 Septiembre 21 1989
P7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known P6043828 - P9924235
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-p8 Septiembre 21 1989
P8
2,000,001
Detail x
Known P10359913 - P11992172
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-q7 Septiembre 21 1989
Q7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known Q6004139 - Q9979399
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-q8 Septiembre 21 1989
Q8
2,000,001
Detail x
Known Q10093800 - Q11588362. Estimated Q10000000 - Q12000000
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-r7 Septiembre 21 1989
R7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known R6026772 - R9945962
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-r8 Septiembre 21 1989
R8
2,000,001
Detail x
Known R10009104 - R11994287. Estimated R10000000 - R12000000
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-s7 Septiembre 21 1989
S7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known S6504965 - S9946117
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-s8 Septiembre 21 1989
S8
2,000,001
Detail x
Known S10104699 - S11859932. Estimated S10000000 - S12000000
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-t7 Septiembre 21 1989
T7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known T6013018 - T9951312
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-t8 Septiembre 21 1989
T8
2,000,001
Detail x
Known T10068461 - T11739002
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-u7 Septiembre 21 1989
U7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known U6003395 - U9882494
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-u8 Septiembre 21 1989
U8
2,000,001
Detail x
Known U10022133 - U11993452
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-v7 Septiembre 21 1989
V7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known V6122727 - V9945338
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-v8 Septiembre 21 1989
V8
2,000,001
Detail x
Known V10068303 - V11496173
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-x7 Septiembre 21 1989
X7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known X6152141 - X9319186
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-x8 Septiembre 21 1989
X8
2,000,001
Detail x
Known X10009306 - X11994375
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-y7 Septiembre 21 1989
Y7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known Y6088748 - Y9888819
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-y8 Septiembre 21 1989
Y8
2,000,001
Detail x
Known Y10154458 - Y11924695
P70abbcv5bs-bb01-z7 Septiembre 21 1989
Z7
3,999,999
Detail x
Known Z6092627 - Z9912272
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-z8 Septiembre 21 1989
Z8
2,000,001
Detail x
Known Z10056227 - Z11557716. Estimated Z10000000 - Z12000000
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-a8 Septiembre 21 1989
A8
48,000,000
Detail x
Known A12000510 - A59602784
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-b8 Septiembre 21 1989
B8
48,000,000
Detail x
Known B12012842 - B59965197
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-c8 Septiembre 21 1989
C8
48,000,000
Detail x
Known C12054714 - C59898706
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-d8 Septiembre 21 1989
D8
48,000,000
Detail x
Known D12412247 - D59857801
P70bbbcv5bs-bb01-e8 Septiembre 21 1989
E8
48,000,000
Detail x
Known E12202671 - E59976565

Replacement banknote (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv5bs-bb01r Septiembre 21 1989
W8
891,000?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote. Known W00000329 - W00890959. Estimated W00000001 - W00891000

Other pieces (5)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv5bs-bb01s Septiembre 21 1989
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "ESPECIMEN SIN VALOR" «specimen with no value» in red (not perfored).
N/Lbbcv5bs-bb01s2 Septiembre 21 1989
8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "SPECIMEN" with printer oval seal "SPECIMEN / NO VALUE" in red (perfored). Numbered Specimen. Known 002 - 012
N/Lbbcv5bs-bb01s3 Septiembre 21 1989
8
-
Detail x
Stamped "SPECIMEN" in black
N/Lbbcv5bs-bb01s4 Septiembre 21 1989
A8
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
N/Lbbcv5bs-bb01s5 Septiembre 21 1989
E8
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp

Known errors pieces (3)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv5bs-bb01r,e Septiembre 21 1989
W8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the reverse. Missing offset printing
N/Lbbcv5bs-bb01-c8,e Septiembre 21 1989
C8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial absence of offset printing
N/Lbbcv5bs-bb01-d8,e Septiembre 21 1989
D8
-
Detail x
Error. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Partial absence of offset printing

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Entry
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Entry
Unconfirmed piece
N/L
Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM)
Entry
Piece added recently
XX.XXX.XXX ?
Estimated amount, not confirmed
Entry
Deprecated piece
Entry
Piece with updated information
Entry
Unverified piece
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 1961-2019 (25th edition - 2019)

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