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Banknotes from Banco de Venezuela : 500 Bolívares : Octubre 26 1935 : Design D, Type A

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Piece bbdv500bs-da01-5 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdv500bs-da01-5. Photograph credits: Richard Rosenman: Billetes de Venezuela



  • Date: Octubre 26 1935
  • 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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SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
S314abbdv500bs-da01-5 Octubre 26 1935
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