Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbdv500bs-bbp (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdv500bs-bbp: Design B, Type B. Proof banknote without date
Photograph credits: Ebay: devilmansports
Reverse
Piece bbdv500bs-bbp (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdv500bs-bbp: Design B, Type B. Proof banknote without date
Photograph credits: Ebay: devilmansports
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbdv500bs-bb
  • Obverse: Design in black over a background in pink-orange. On the left, portrait of Simon Bolivar inside an oval from unknown author. Above, the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA" - "SOCIEDAD ANÓNIMA". Below, the denomination in words "QUINIENTOS BOLÍVARES" «five hundred Bolívares». On each side, the denomination value "500" within a guilloche. On the right, allegorical of a woman with a lyre. On the bottom, the signatures zone. On the top, the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL B/15.000.000". The design is the same to the denomination value "500". Below, "que se pagarán al portador en Carácas á la presentacion" «payable to bearer in Caracas upon presentation».
  • Reverse: Unknown design.
  • Production information: June 1907: 500 pieces (serie 4, interval 1001 - 1500)
  • Variations: Similar design as Design B, Type A with the change of the year space from "189_" to "19__".
  • 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
S274sbbdv500bs-bbp Entry with photoNo date
5
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Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
N/Lbbdv500bs-bbp2 Entry with photoNo date
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbdv500bs-bbp3 Entry with photoNo date
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Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S274sbbdv500bs-bbs Entry with incomplete photoNo date
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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 18 February, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 18 February, 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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