Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbdm20bs-bas (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdm20bs-bas: Design B, Type A. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: Ebay: cubalibrecollectibles
Reverse
Piece bbdm20bs-bas (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdm20bs-bas: Design B, Type A. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: Ebay: cubalibrecollectibles
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbdm20bs-ba
  • Size: 176 x 74 mm (6.93 x 2.91 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in black over a background in yellow with security background. 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 a su presentacion en las oficinas del banco" «Payable to bearer in the office of the bank». On the right, Coat of Arms. Above, the date filling space "_____ de 19__" and the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL B 2.500.000".
  • Reverse: Design in yellow. On the left and on the right, the denomination value "20".
  • Production information: January 1926: 75,000 pieces
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design A, Type A with security background.
  • Signatures: "Gerente" «Manager» and "Segundo Director Principal" «2nd principal»
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Warning
- Due to the absence of official information on the banknotes issuance made by private and public entities before the creation of the Central Bank of Venezuela, the list includes known pieces or pieces referenced in a bibliography.
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbdm20bs-ba02-b5 Entry with photo Mayo 20 1926
B,5
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Known B, 41843-48412. Signers: Eduardo Ball, Juan E. París hijo
N/Lbbdm20bs-ba01-b5 Entry with photo Diciembre 01 1929
B,5
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Known B, 55030-56743. Signers: Atilio Rivas, Clodomiro Rodriguez
N/Lbbdm20bs-ba01-b,5 Entry with photo Abril 27 1933
B,5
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Known B, 67034-71032. Signers: Clodomiro Rodriguez, Unknown
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S227pbbdm20bs-bap Entry with photoNo date
-
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbdm20bs-bap2 Entry with photoNo date
-
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Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S227sbbdm20bs-bas Entry with photoNo date
B,5
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Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
Legend
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No change
Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)
  • Unconfirmed: Referenced piece that it's not confirmed the existence.
  • Added recently: Piece added since 21 April, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 21 April, 2024
  • Unverified: Piece that should exists but no verified piece is known.
  • In revision: Catalogued piece that is under revision.

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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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