Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbdv20bs-cbs (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdv20bs-cbs: Banknote from Banco de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design C, Type B. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: Monalisa Money Mondo
Reverse
Piece bbdv20bs-cbs (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdv20bs-cbs: Banknote from Banco de Venezuela. 20 Bolívares. Design C, Type B. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: Monalisa Money Mondo
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbdv20bs-cb
  • Size: 174 x 75 mm (6.85 x 2.95 in.)
  • 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 "QUE SE PAGARAN AL PORTADOR EN CARACAS A LA PRESENTACION". On the upper left, the the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL Bs. 12.000.000".
  • 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: July 1910: 300,000 pieces (serie 6, interval 000001 - 300000)
  • Design variations: From Design C, Type A, changes the payment clause and the capitalization amount to Bs. 12 millions.
  • 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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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 (6)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S268p1bbdv20bs-cbp Entry with photo (A)No date
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard. (perfored)
S268p2bbdv20bs-cbp2 Entry with photo (A)No date
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Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S268p1bbdv20bs-cbp3 Entry with photoNo date
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard. Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in purple (perfored)
S268p1bbdv20bs-cbp4 Entry with photo (A)No date
5
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard. (perfored)
S268p1bbdv20bs-cbp5 Entry without photo (N)No date
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard. (not perfored)
S286sbbdv20bs-cbs Entry with photoNo date
5
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Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "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

Entry with updated photo

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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