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Banknotes from Banco de Venezuela : 20 Bolívares - Design A, Type A : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbdv20bs-aas3 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdv20bs-aas3. Photograph credits: Tully's Antiques

Reverse

Piece bbdv20bs-aas3 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdv20bs-aas3. Photograph credits: Tully's Antiques

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbdv20bs-aa
  • Size: 76 x 175 mm
  • Obverse: Design in black with yellow underprint. On the left, allegorical of a farmer with two horses surrounded above by the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA" - "SOCIEDAD ANÓNIMA". On each side, the denomination value "20" within a guilloche. Below, the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares» with the payment clause "que se pagarán al portador en Carácas á la presentacion" (payable to bearer in Caracas upon presentation). On the right, portrait of Simon Bolivar inside an oval from unknown author. On the top, the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL B/8.000.000" and below, the date filling space "CARACAS ____ 189_".
  • 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 "20" within a guilloche. Above and below of the Coat of Arms, the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA".
  • Production information: July 3rd, 1890: 30,000 pieces (serie 5, interval 00001 - 30000)
  • 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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Other pieces (6)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S261pbbdv20bs-aap No date
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-
Detail x
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S261pbbdv20bs-aap2 No date
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-
Detail x
Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbdv20bs-aap3 No date
5
-
Detail x
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S261sbbdv20bs-aas No date
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-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp (perfored)
S261sbbdv20bs-aas2 No date
5
-
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
N/Lbbdv20bs-aas3 No date
5
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).

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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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