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Banknotes from Banco de Carabobo : 20 Bolívares - Design A, Type A : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Piece bbdc20bs-aas2 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdc20bs-aas2. Photograph credits: PANA


Piece bbdc20bs-aas2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdc20bs-aas2. Photograph credits: PANA


  • Identification Code: bbdc20bs-aa
  • Size: 87 x 188 mm
  • Obverse: Black over blue underprint. In the center, representation of a seated woman near to earth globe with the issuer name "BANCO DE CARABOBO" above, below, the denomination in words "VEINTE MIL BOLIVARES" «twenty thousand Bolívares» and the payment clause "pagaderos al portador la presentación en moneda corriente por el Banco de Carabobo". In each corner the denomination value "20". On the upper left and right zone, inside a rosette the denomination value "20". On the bottom, at left the Carabobo State Coat of Arms, at right Coat of Arms.
  • Reverse: Unknown design, but the printing tone is blue.
  • Production information: August 1883: 4000 pieces (serie A4, interval A0001 - A4000), February 1884: 4000 pieces (serie S5, interval S09001 - S13000)
  • Signatures: Pres. Delegatory Council, "Gerente" «Manager» and Pdent. of board of directors

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Other pieces (5)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
N/Lbbdc20bs-aap No date
Detail x
Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbdc20bs-aap2 No date
Detail x
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S101bbdc20bs-aas No date
Detail x
No Specimen stamp (perfored)
N/Lbbdc20bs-aas2 No date
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
N/Lbbdc20bs-aau No date
Detail x


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