Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbdv50bs-aas (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdv50bs-aas: Design A, Type A. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: Richard Rosenman
Reverse
Piece bbdv50bs-aas (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdv50bs-aas: Design A, Type A. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: Richard Rosenman
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbdv50bs-aa
  • Obverse: On the right, allegorical of a seated woman. In the center, inside a circle the denomination value "50". On the left, the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA" - "SOCIEDAD ANÓNIMA", the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL B/15.000.000.", "VALE POR", the denomination in words "CINCUENTA BOLÍVARES" «fifty Bolívares» and the payment clause "que se pagarán al portador en Carácas á la presentacion" «payable to bearer in Caracas upon presentation». On the upper left corner and bottom corners the denomination value "50" inside a circle. In the upper right corner the face value "50 BOLIVARES". Above, of the issuer name, the date filling space "Caracas, ______ 189__".
  • Reverse: Blue background pattern. 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 "50" within a rosette. Above and below the Coat of Arms the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA".
  • Production information: May 1897: 24,000 pieces (serie 5, interval 00001 - 24000)
  • 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/Lbbdv50bs-aap Entry with photoNo date
5
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard. (perfored)
N/Lbbdv50bs-aap2 Entry with photoNo date
-
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard. (perfored)
N/Lbbdv50bs-aap3 Entry with photoNo date
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Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S272sbbdv50bs-aas Entry with photoNo date
5
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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)
  • Unconfirmed: Referenced piece that it's not confirmed the existence.
  • Added recently: Piece added since 27 December, 2023
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 27 December, 2023
  • 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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