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

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Piece bbdccs20bs-aap (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdccs20bs-aap: Banknote from Banco de Carácas. 20 Bolívares. Design A, Type A. Proof banknote without date
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries



  • Identification Code: bbdccs20bs-aa
  • Size: 208 x 106 mm (8.19 x 4.17 in.)
  • Obverse: Black design over brown underprint. In the center, rosette with "VEINTE" inside. In the top "BANCO DE CARÁCAS". On the sides of the rosette "COMPAÑIA / ANÓNIMA", "Caracas / ____ de 18__" and "CAPITAL / B1,300,000". In the bottom "VALE POR", "VEINTE BOLIVAR", "que se pagarán al portador en Carácas á la presentacion" and two signer space. In the background "CAPITAL 1,300,000 BOLIVAR"
  • Circulation: This issue belongs to the third reform of the bank.
  • Signatures: "Por la Dirección" «p.p. the management» and "Secretario Contador" «Secretary-Accountant»

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