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Piece bbdm40bs-acs2 : Banknote of 40 Bolívares : No date : Banco de Maracaibo

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Obverse

Piece bbdm40bs-acs2 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Reverse

Piece bbdm40bs-acs2 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Obverse

bbdm40bs-acs2_a-c-c-1.jpg
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Reverse

bbdm40bs-acs2_r-c-c-1.jpg
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Characteristics from Design A, Type C

  • Identification Code: bbdm40bs-ac
  • 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 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 _______ de 19__".
  • Reverse: Design in green. In each corner the denomination value "40".
  • Production information: August 1916: 10,500 pieces
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design A, Type B, changes the payment clause.

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbdm40bs-acs2
  • Piece type: Specimen banknote without date
  • Date: No date
  • Serie: C5. Prefix C followed by 5 zeroes
  • Amount: Unknown. 2 known pieces. (based on reports and researches. Not conclusive about amount of surviving pieces)
  • Printer: American Bank Note Co.
  • Numered specimen range:
  • Note: Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (perfored).

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Signatures

  • Gerente (Manager): No signature
  • Segundo Director Principal (2nd principal): No signature

Identification in other catalogs

  • Qualitative code by Sergio Sucre: Not listed
  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): S219s
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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