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Piece bbcv5bss-aa01s : Banknote of 5 Bolívares Soberanos : Date Enero 15 2018 : Banco Central de Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece bbcv5bss-aa01s (Obverse)
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Obverse (under ultraviolet light)

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Reverse

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: bbcv5bss-aa
  • Size: 156 x 69 mm (6.14 x 2.72 in.)
  • 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.

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbcv5bss-aa01s
  • Piece type: Specimen banknote with date
  • Date: Enero 15 2018
  • Serie: A8. Prefix A followed by 8 zeroes or digits
  • Amount: Unknown.
  • Printer: De La Rue Currency (unconfirmed)
  • Numered specimen range: Known 1107 - 1967
  • Note: Stamped on both faces "MUESTRA SIN VALOR" «sample with no value» in red (not perfored). Numbered Specimen

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Signatures

  • Presidente BCV «President of BCV»: Ramón Lobo
  • Primer Vicepresidente BCV «First vicepresident of BCV»: Sohail Hernández

Identification in other catalogs

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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