Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbdm400bs-abf (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdm400bs-abf: Design A, Type B. Date Agosto 1916. No serial
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Reverse
Piece bbdm400bs-abf (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdm400bs-abf: Design A, Type B. Date Agosto 1916. No serial
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbdm400bs-ab
  • Size: 186 x 88 mm (7.32 x 3.46 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in black over a background in yellow. In the center, portrait of an unknown woman. with the denomination value "400" below within a guilloche. Above, the issuer name "BANCO DE MARACAIBO" - "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA". On each side, the denomination value "400" within a guilloche. On the left, allegorical of a standing woman holding a book. On the bottom left, Coat of Arms. In upper corners the denomination value "400" within a guilloche. On the bottom, the signatures zone. Above, splitted in two parts, the denomination in words "CUATROCIENTOS BOLIVARES" and 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 upper right, the date filling space "____ de 19__".
  • Reverse: Design in yellow. In the center, the denomination value "400" within a guilloche
  • Production information: August 1916: 1050 pieces (serie 4, interval 0001 - 1050)
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design A, Type A, changes the date filling space.
  • 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
S222abbdm400bs-ab01-f4 Entry with photo Enero 01 1917
F,4
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Known F, 0154-0455. Signers: Clodomiro Rodriguez, José Antonio Parra Chacín
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S222pbbdm400bs-abp Entry with photoNo date
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbdm400bs-abp2 Entry with photoNo date
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Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbdm400bs-abp3 Entry with photoNo date
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Obverse only print proof. Progresive print proof
S222sbbdm400bs-abs Entry with photoNo date
F,5
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Stamped "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
S222sbbdm400bs-abs2 Entry with photoNo date
F,5
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Stamped "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored). Additional serie number
N/Lbbdm400bs-abs3 Entry with photoNo date
F,4
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No Specimen stamp (perfored)
Legend
Piece information
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 23 April, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 23 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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