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Banknotes from Banco de Venezuela : 500 Bolívares - Design C, Type A : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece bbdv500bs-cas (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdv500bs-cas. Photograph credits: Ebay: cubalibrecollectibles

Reverse

Piece bbdv500bs-cas (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdv500bs-cas. Photograph credits: Ebay: cubalibrecollectibles

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbdv500bs-ca
  • Obverse: Design in black over a background in blue. On the left, portrait of Simon Bolivar inside an oval from unknown author. Above, the date filling space "Caracas _____ 190__". On the right, the denomination value "500" within a guilloche. Below, "VALE POR", the denomination in words "QUINIENTOS BOLÍVARES" «five hundred Bolívares». Above, the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA" - "SOCIEDAD ANÓNIMA". In each corner the denomination value "500". On the bottom, the signatures zone. Above, the payment clause "que se pagarán al portador en Carácas á la presentacion" (payable to bearer in Caracas upon presentation). Below the date, the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL Bs. 12.000.000".
  • Reverse: Design in blue. 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 FEDERACION", on each side the denomination value "500". Above and below of the Coat of Arms the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA". In each corner the denomination value "500"
  • Production information: July 1910: 3000 pieces (serie 4, interval 0001 - 3000), May 1913: 3000 pieces (serie 4, interval 3001 - 6000)
  • 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 (2)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S289pbbdv500bs-cap No date
-
-
Detail x
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S289sbbdv500bs-cas No date
5
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Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).

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