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

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Obverse

Piece bbdm20bs-abs (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdm20bs-abs. Photograph credits: Tully's Antiques

Reverse

Piece bbdm20bs-abs (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdm20bs-abs. Photograph credits: Tully's Antiques

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbdm20bs-ab
  • Size: 87 x 188 mm.
  • Obverse: Design in black over a background in yellow. In the center, allegorical of a seated woman on the seashore with suitcases far away from a ship. Above, the issuer name "BANCO DE MARACAIBO" - "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA". On each side, the denomination value "20" within a guilloche. Below, the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares». On the left, allegorical of a sailing ship with the denomination value "20" within a guilloche above. On the bottom, the signatures zone. Above, the payment clause "Que se pagaran al portador en Maracaibo a su presentacion" (Payable to bearer in Maracaibo upon presentation). On the right, Coat of Arms. Above, the date filling space "_____ de 188__" and the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL 320.000".
  • Reverse: Design in yellow. On the left and on the right, the denomination value "20".
  • Production information: February 1885: 11,000 pieces
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design A, Type A, changes the legend of the capitalization amount.
  • Signatures: "Gerente" (Manager) and "Presidente de la Asamblea Delegataria" (President of the Delegated Assembly)

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Other pieces (3)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
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S195bbdm20bs-abp No date
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Detail x
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbdm20bs-abp2 No date
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Detail x
Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S195sbbdm20bs-abs No date
5
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Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).

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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 1961-2014 (20th edition - 2014)

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