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Obverse
Piece bbdv500bs-da04-5 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdv500bs-da04-5: Banknote from Banco de Venezuela. 500 Bolívares. Design D, Type A. Date Septiembre 27 1935. Serie 5 digits
Photograph credits: Organización Bell
Reverse
Piece bbdv500bs-da04-5 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdv500bs-da04-5: Banknote from Banco de Venezuela. 500 Bolívares. Design D, Type A. Date Septiembre 27 1935. Serie 5 digits
Photograph credits: Organización Bell
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbdv500bs-da
  • 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 "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank». Below the date, the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL Bs. 24.000.000".
  • 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: November 1934: 8000 pieces (serie 5, interval 38001 - 46000), March 1936: 12,000 pieces (serie 5, interval 46001 - 58000), August 1939: 10,000 pieces (serie 5, interval 58001 - 68000)
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design C, Type D, changes the underprint design.
  • 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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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.
Issues (5)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbdv500bs-da03-5 Entry with photo Julio 22 1935
5
-
Known 38958 - ???
S314abbdv500bs-da04-5 Entry with photo Septiembre 27 1935
5
-
Known 61320 - ???
S314abbdv500bs-da01-5 Entry with updated photo (A) Octubre 26 1935
5
-
Known 42126 - ???
N/Lbbdv500bs-da02-5 Entry with photo Junio 16 1936
5
-
Known 52004 - 52707
N/Lbbdv500bs-da05-5 Entry with photo Octubre 27 1939
5
-
Known 59288 - ???
Other pieces (3)
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbdv500bs-dap Entry with photo (A)No date
-
-
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard. (perfored)
N/Lbbdv500bs-dap2 Entry with photoNo date
5
-
Uncut sheet print proof. Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (perfored).
S314sbbdv500bs-das Entry with photoNo date
5
-
Stamped on the obverse "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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