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

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Piece bbdv20bs-ca01-6 (Obverse)
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Piece bbdv20bs-ca01-6 (Reverse)
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  • Identification Code: bbdv20bs-ca
  • Size: 75 x 174 mm
  • Obverse: In the center, a cowboy riding a horse alongside the cattle. Above, the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA" - "SOCIEDAD ANONIMA", and a rosette with the denomination value "20" each side, and below the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares». On the upper right, the date "CARACAS, ______". Below the payment clause, the signatures. Below the denomination in words, the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank». On the upper left, the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL Bs. 24.000.000".
  • 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: June 1924: 250,000 pieces (serie 6, interval 300001 - 550000)
  • Signatures: "Por el Banco de Venezuela" (p.p. Banco de Venezuela) and "Por el Banco de Venezuela" (p.p. Banco de Venezuela)

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Other pieces (5)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
N/Lbbdv20bs-cap No date
Detail x
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbdv20bs-cap2 No date
Detail x
Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S301sbbdv20bs-cas No date
Detail x
No Specimen stamp
S301sbbdv20bs-cas2 No date
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
N/Lbbdv20bs-cax-6 Unrecognized Date
Detail x


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