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Obverse
Piece bbdm50bs-acs (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdm50bs-acs: Banknote from the Banco de Maracaibo. 50 Bolívares. Design A, Type C. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: PANA
Reverse
Piece bbdm50bs-acs (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdm50bs-acs: Banknote from the Banco de Maracaibo. 50 Bolívares. Design A, Type C. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: PANA
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbdm50bs-ac
  • Size: 188 x 87 mm (7.4 x 3.43 in.)
  • Obverse: On the upper right, the date filling space "____ de _______ de 18_". On the top, the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL B 800.000". Design in black over a background 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 "50" within a guilloche. On the bottom, the signatures zone. On the left,, allegorical of a standing man with the value in words "CINCUENTA" (FIFTY) below. On the right, Coat of Arms with the value in words "CINCUENTA" (FIFTY) below. In each corner the denomination value "50". Above, splitted in two parts, the denomination in words "CINCUENTA BOLÍVARES" «fifty Bolívares» and the payment clause "Que se pagaran al portador en Maracaibo a su presentacion" «Payable to bearer in Maracaibo upon presentation».
  • Reverse: Design in green. On the left and on the right, the denomination value "50".
  • Production information: March 1889: 7040 pieces
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design A, Type A, changes the legend of the capitalization amount and the date filling space.
  • Signatures: "Gerente" «Manager» and "Presidente de la Asamblea Delegataria" «President of the Delegated Assembly»
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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.
Other pieces (2)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S201bbdm50bs-acp Entry without photoNo date
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Print proof
S201sbbdm50bs-acs Entry with photoNo date
5
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Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
Legend
Piece information
No change
Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)

Entry without photo

Entry with photo

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Entry with incomplete photo

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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