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Piece bbdccs500bs-aap (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdccs500bs-aap: Banknote from Banco de Carácas. 500 Bolívares. Design A, Type A. Proof banknote without date
Photograph credits: Richard Rosenman: Billetes de Venezuela
  • Identification Code: bbdccs500bs-aa
  • Size: 208 x 106 mm (8.19 x 4.17 in.)
  • Obverse: Black design over blue underprint. In the top rosette with "500" inside. On the sides of the rosette "BANCO DE / CARÁCAS", "COMPAÑIA / ANÓNIMA", "Caracas / ____ de 18__" and "CAPITAL / B1,300,000". In the bottom "VALE POR", "QUINIENTO 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.
  • Related pieces: No design.
  • Signatures: "Por la Dirección" «p.p. the management» and "Secretario Contador" «Secretary-Accountant»
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s123bbdccs500bs-aap Entry with photoEntry with incomplete photoNo date
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N/Lbbdccs500bs-aap2 Entry with photoNo date
Stamped on the obverse "CANCELLED" in red (perfored)
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N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
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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