Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbdv500bs-aas2 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdv500bs-aas2: Design A, Type A. Specimen banknote without date #2
Photograph credits: Tully's Antiques
Reverse
Piece bbdv500bs-aas2 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdv500bs-aas2: Design A, Type A. Specimen banknote without date #2
Photograph credits: Tully's Antiques
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbdv500bs-aa
  • Obverse: Design in green. On the left, allegorical of miners. On the right, portrait of Simon Bolivar inside an oval from unknown author. Above, the denomination value "500" within a guilloche. On the top, the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA" - "SOCIEDAD ANÓNIMA", the legend of the capitalization amount "Capital B/8.000.000" and the date filling space "Caracas _____ de 18__". In the center, the denomination value "500" within a guilloche. Below, "VALE POR", the denomination in words "QUINIENTOS BOLÍVARES" «five hundred Bolívares» and the payment clause "que se pagarán al portador en Carácas á la presentacion" «payable to bearer in Caracas upon presentation». On the bottom, the signatures zone with the denomination in words "QUINIENTOS BOLÍVARES" «five hundred Bolívares» as background
  • Reverse: Design in blue. On the left, inside a circle Coat of Arms with the motto "INDEPENDENCIA", "LIBERTAD", "5 DE JULIO 1811", "28 DE MARZO 1864" and "DIOS Y FEDERACION" and the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA". On the right, the denomination value "500" within a guilloche. In the left corners the denomination value "500"
  • Production information: July 3rd, 1890: 1600 pieces (serie 4, interval 0001 - 1600), February 1891: 1000 pieces (serie 4, interval 1601 - 2600)
  • 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.
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbdv500bs-aap Entry with photoNo date
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard. (perfored)
S264pbbdv500bs-aap2 Entry with photoNo date
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Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbdv500bs-aas2 Entry with photoNo date
5
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Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
Legend
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 15 April, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 15 April, 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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