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

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbdv20bs-bas2 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdv20bs-bas2. Photograph credits: Ebay: devilmansports

Reverse

Piece bbdv20bs-bas2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdv20bs-bas2. Photograph credits: Ebay: devilmansports

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbdv20bs-ba
  • Size: 73 x 175 mm
  • Obverse: Black over yellow and green underprint. On the right a cowboy with cattle. At upper left corner, the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA". In each corner the denomination value "20" within a rossete (except upper left corner). At left, a rosette with the denomination value "20" within surrounded by the the payment clause "VALE POR VEINTE BOLIVARES QUE SE PAGARAN AL PORTADOR EN CARACAS A LA PRESENTACION". In the top, the legend of the capitalization amount "SOCIEDAD ANONIMA. CAPITAL 15.000.000". Below the main theme, the date "Caracas, ______ de 189_".
  • Reverse: Green background pattern. 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 FEDon", on each side the denomination value "20" within a rosette each side. Above and below the Coat of Arms the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA".
  • Production information: May 1897: 90,000 pieces (serie 5, interval 00001 - 90000)
  • 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
N/Lbbdv20bs-bap No date
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Detail x
Obverse only print proof. Progresive print proof
N/Lbbdv20bs-bap2 No date
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-
Detail x
Reverse only print proof. Progresive print proof
N/Lbbdv20bs-bap3 No date
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-
Detail x
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbdv20bs-bap4 No date
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-
Detail x
Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S271sbbdv20bs-bas No date
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Detail x
No Specimen stamp (perfored)
S271sbbdv20bs-bas2 No date
5
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Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "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 1961-2014 (20th edition - 2014)

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