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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv5bsf-ab01s (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv5bsf-ab01s. Photograph credits: Ramón Nuñez

Reverse

Piece bbcv5bsf-ab01s (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv5bsf-ab01s. Photograph credits: Ramón Nuñez

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv5bsf-ab01-h8 (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv5bsf-ab01-h8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv5bsf-ab01-h8 (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv5bsf-ab01-h8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv5bsf-ab
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • General: Multicolor design with orange as predominant colors.
  • Obverse: Design with portrait orientation. On the top, "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». Below, the denomination value "5", the denomination in words "CINCO BOLÍVARES" «five 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 Pedro Camejo (Negro Primero) based on a brozen bust done in 1930 by Antonio Rodríguez del Villar and it's located in Monument to Carabobo, with the denomination value "5" 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 Giant Armadillo (Priodontes maximus). 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 "5" and the denomination in words "CINCO BOLÍVARES" «five Bolívares».
  • Some security elements: Security thread with "BCV 5", "BCV 5", "BCV 5" and "BCV 5" (in front of light); watermarks, invisible ink (ultraviolet) and see-through perfect print registration. On the obverse latent image "5" on the bottom.
  • Watermark: Portrait of Pedro Camejo and the denomination value "5".
  • 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
P89cbbcv5bsf-ab01-h8 Diciembre 19 2008
H8
90,000,000?
Detail x
P89cbbcv5bsf-ab01-j8 Diciembre 19 2008
J8
32,000,000?
Detail x

Replacement banknote (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv5bsf-ab01r Diciembre 19 2008
Z8
672,750?
Detail x
Replacement Banknote (Z0600-Z0667)

Other pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv5bsf-ab01s Diciembre 19 2008
H8
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" «sample with no value» in red (not perfored).

Known errors pieces (8)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv5bsf-ab01,e2 Diciembre 19 2008
-
-
Detail x
Error. Incorrect serial number. Distinct serial number letter prefix
N/Lbbcv5bsf-ab01-h8,e Diciembre 19 2008
H8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure. Displaced horizontal offset cut position toward the left
N/Lbbcv5bsf-ab01-h8,e2 Diciembre 19 2008
H8
64?
Detail x
Error. Displaced horizontal printing on obverse. Displaced typographic printing. Serial number
N/Lbbcv5bsf-ab01-h8,e3 Diciembre 19 2008
H8
160?
Detail x
Error. Displaced horizontal printing on reverse. Displaced Calcographic (intanglio) printing.
N/Lbbcv5bsf-ab01-h8,e4 Diciembre 19 2008
H8
-
Detail x
Error. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing displacement by creased paper.
N/Lbbcv5bsf-ab01-j8,e Diciembre 19 2008
J8
-
Detail x
Error. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing displacement by creased paper.
N/Lbbcv5bsf-ab01-j8,e2 Diciembre 19 2008
J8
-
Detail x
Error. Partial Calcographic (intanglio) printing displacement by creased paper.. Cut failure
N/Lbbcv5bsf-ab01-j8,e3 Diciembre 19 2008
J8
-
Detail x
Error. Cut failure with incomplete banknote produced by folding

Legend

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N/L
Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM)
Entry
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XX.XXX.XXX ?
Estimated amount, not confirmed
Entry
Deprecated piece
Entry
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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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