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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbcv5bss-aa01-b8 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcv5bss-aa01-b8. Photograph credits: Jorje Díaz

Reverse

Piece bbcv5bss-aa01-b8 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbcv5bss-aa01-b8. Photograph credits: Jorje Díaz

Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv5bss-aa01s (Obverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv5bss-aa01s. Photograph credits: numisubastas.com

Reverse (under ultraviolet light)

Piece bbcv5bss-aa01s (Reverse, under ultraviolet light)
Photo from piece bbcv5bss-aa01s. Photograph credits: numisubastas.com

Obverse (in front of light)

Piece bbcv5bss-aa01-a8 (Obverse, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv5bss-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Obverse (in front of light, partial)

Piece bbcv5bss-aa01-a8 (Obverse, partial, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv5bss-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Obverse (in front of light, partial)

Piece bbcv5bss-aa01-a8 (Obverse, partial, in front of light)
Photo from piece bbcv5bss-aa01-a8. Photograph credits: Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv5bss-aa
  • Size: 156mm x 69mm
  • General: Multicolor design with orange and violet 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 José Felix Ribas by Martín Tovar y Tovar, 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 Rancho Grande harlequin frog (Atelopus cruciger) with Henri Pittier National Park 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 "5" and the denomination in words "CINCO BOLÍVARES" «five Bolívares».
  • Some security elements: Security thread with "BCV", "BCV", "BCV" and "BCV" (in front of light); watermarks, invisible ink (ultraviolet) and see-through perfect print registration. On the obverse latent image "BCV" on the bottom.
  • Watermark: "BCV" and portrait of Simon Bolivar by Philippe Froesch.
  • Signatures: "Presidente BCV" «President of BCV» and "Primer Vicepresidente BCV" «First vicepresident of BCV»

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Issues (7)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
P102bbcv5bss-aa01-a8 Enero 15 2018
A8
99,999,999?
Detail x
Known A00001003 - A99922123. Estimated A00000001 - A99999999
P102bbcv5bss-aa01-b8 Enero 15 2018
B8
99,999,999?
Detail x
Known B00001101 - B99934050. Estimated B00000001 - B99999999
P102bbcv5bss-aa01-c8 Enero 15 2018
C8
99,999,999?
Detail x
Known C00843542 - C99751610. Estimated C00000001 - C99999999
P102bbcv5bss-aa01-d8 Enero 15 2018
D8
99,999,999?
Detail x
Known D00012685 - D99939037. Estimated D00000001 - D99999999
P102bbcv5bss-aa01-e8 Enero 15 2018
E8
99,999,999?
Detail x
Known E00005732 - E99885684. Estimated E00000001 - E99999999
P102bbcv5bss-aa01-f8 Enero 15 2018
F8
99,999,999?
Detail x
F00-F99. Known F00077001 - F99725048. Estimated F00000001 - F99999999
P102bbcv5bss-aa01-g8 Enero 15 2018
G8
270,000?
Detail x
<=G0023. Known G00108617 - G00232092. Estimated G00000001 - G00270000

Replacement banknote (3)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv5bss-aa01r Enero 15 2018
Z8
2,285,650?
Detail x
First interval. (<=Z0228). Known Z00006143 - Z02285266. Estimated Z00000001 - Z02285650
N/Lbbcv5bss-aa01r2 Enero 15 2018
Z8
385,650?
Second interval. (Z0190-Z0228). Known Z01906017 - Z02285266. Estimated Z01900001 - Z02285650. Merged with bbcv5bss-aa01r
N/Lbbcv5bss-aa01r3 Enero 15 2018
Z8
108,450?
Detail x
Third interval. (Z0300-Z0310). Known Z03000234 - Z03108270. Estimated Z03000001 - Z03108450

Other pieces (4)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbcv5bss-aa01p Enero 15 2018
A8
45?
Detail x
Print proof
N/Lbbcv5bss-aa01p2 Enero 15 2018
-
45?
Detail x
Print proof
N/Lbbcv5bss-aa01p3 Enero 15 2018
-
45?
Detail x
Print proof. Incomplete printing on the obverse. Missing Calcographic (intanglio) printing
N/Lbbcv5bss-aa01s Enero 15 2018
A8
-
Detail x
Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" «sample with no value» in red (not perfored). Numbered Specimen. Known 1107 - 1967

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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