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Piece bbdm40bs-ab01-5 : Banknote of 40 Bolívares : Date Abril 01 1909 : Banco de Maracaibo

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Obverse

Piece bbdm40bs-ab01-5 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: NUTRIA2001

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Characteristics from Design A, Type B

  • Identification Code: bbdm40bs-ab
  • Size: 87 x 186 mm.
  • Obverse: Design in green. In the center, allegorical of a woman emptying a pot. Above, the issuer name "BANCO DE MARACAIBO" - "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA". On each side, the denomination value "40" within a guilloche. On the bottom, the signatures zone. On the left,, allegorical of a standing man with the value in words "CUARENTA" (FORTY) below. On the right, Coat of Arms with the value in words "CUARENTA" (FORTY) below. On the top, the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL B 1.250.000". In each corner the denomination value "40". Above, splitted in two parts, the denomination in words "CUARENTA BOLIVARES" and the payment clause "Que se pagaran al portador en Maracaibo a su presentacion" (Payable to bearer in Maracaibo upon presentation). On the upper right, the date filling space "____ de _______ de 19__".
  • Reverse: Design in green. In each corner the denomination value "40".
  • Production information: January 1909: 8925 pieces (serie 5, interval 08336 - 17260)
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design A, Type A, changes the date filling space.

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbdm40bs-ab01-5
  • Piece type: Normal issued banknote
  • Date: Abril 01 1909
  • Serie: 5. followed by 5 digits
  • Amount: Unknown.
  • Printer: American Bank Note Co.
  • Serial interval: Unknown. Known 10537 - ???

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Signatures

  • Gerente (Manager): Asdrúbal Urdaneta
  • Segundo Director Principal (2nd principal): Orángel Rodriguez

Identification in other catalogs

  • Qualitative code by Sergio Sucre: Not listed
  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): Not listed
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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