Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Piece bbdv100bs-cap (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdv100bs-cap: Design C, Type A. Proof banknote without date
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Piece bbdv100bs-caf (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdv100bs-caf: Design C, Type A. Date Julio 1910. No serial
  • Identification Code: bbdv100bs-ca
  • Obverse: In the center, allegorical of two talking cowboys with cattle toward. Above, the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA" - "SOCIEDAD ANÓNIMA". Below, the denomination in words "CIEN BOLÍVARES" «one hundred Bolívares». In each side, within a guilloche the denomination value "100". On the right, the date filling space. In each corner within a guilloche the denomination value "100". On the bottom, the signatures zone. Above, the payment clause "que se pagarán al portador en Carácas á la presentacion" «payable to bearer in Caracas upon presentation». In the top, the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL Bs 12.000.000".
  • Reverse: Design in brown. In the center, inside a circle Coat of Arms with the motto "INDEPENDENCIA", "LIBERTAD", "5 DE JULIO 1811", "28 DE MARZO 1864" and "DIOS Y FEDERACION", on each side the denomination value "100". Above and below of the Coat of Arms the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA". In each corner the denomination value "100".
  • Production information: July 1910: 45,000 pieces (serie 5, interval 00001 - 45000)
  • Signatures: "Por el Banco de Venezuela" «p.p. Banco de Venezuela», "Por el Banco de Venezuela" «p.p. Banco de Venezuela» and "El Secretario" «The secretary»
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SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
S288p1bbdv100bs-cap Entry with photoNo date
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
(Formelly as bbdv100bs-cas) Entry with photo
No date
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (perfored).
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 February, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 23 February, 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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