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Banknotes from Banco de Venezuela : 50 Bolívares - Design B, Type B : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbdv50bs-bb19-6 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdv50bs-bb19-6. Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Reverse

Piece bbdv50bs-bb19-6 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdv50bs-bb19-6. Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbdv50bs-bb
  • Size: 75 x 177 mm
  • 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 Bs 24.000.000.", "VALE POR", the denomination in words "CINCUENTA BOLÍVARES" «fifty Bolívares» and the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank». 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, ______ 19__".
  • Reverse: Orange 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 guilloche. on each side Coat of Arms the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA".
  • Production information: November 1926: 100,000 pieces (serie 5 and 6, interval 44001 - 99999 and 100000 - 144000), November 1934: 100,000 pieces (serie 6, interval 144001 - 244000), March 1936: 60,000 pieces (serie 6, interval 244001 - 304000), December 1936: 60,000 pieces (serie 6, interval 304001 - 364000), August 1939: 46,000 pieces (serie 6, interval 364001 - 410000)
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design C, Type A, in the signature zone, there was added a security background with guilloche patterns.
  • 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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Issues (21)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb02-6 Noviembre 14 1930
6
-
Detail x
Known 109612 - 111904
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb12-6 Enero 17 1931
6
-
Detail x
Known 139071 - ???
S312abbdv50bs-bb03-6 Septiembre 27 1935
6
-
Detail x
Known 149414 - ???
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb09-6 Octubre 15 1935
6
-
Detail x
Known 156054 - 159136
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb13-6 Octubre 30 1935
6
-
Detail x
Known 166853 - 168760
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb16-6 Noviembre 30 1935
6
-
Detail x
Known 170288 - ???
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb08-6 Enero 31 1936
6
-
Detail x
Known 174249 - 179312
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb15-6 Febrero 28 1936
6
-
Detail x
Known 182817 - 187635
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb10-6 Marzo 13 1936
6
-
Detail x
Known 200302 - 207655
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb14-6 Marzo 30 1936
6
-
Detail x
Known 209270 - 215710
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb01-6 Abril 21 1936
6
-
Detail x
Known 218387 - 235149
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb20-6 Abril 28 1936
6
-
Detail x
Known 241018 - ???
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb17-6 Julio 30 1936
6
-
Detail x
Known 254060 - ???
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb21-6 Agosto 26 1936
6
-
Detail x
Known 256991 - ???
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb11-6 Septiembre 14 1936
6
-
Detail x
Known 258089 - 270874
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb07-6 Septiembre 18 1936
6
-
Detail x
Known 274006 - ???
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb19-6 Septiembre 29 1936
6
-
Detail x
Known 282737 - ???
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb06-6 Octubre 27 1936
6
-
Detail x
Known 292398 - 294201
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb05-6 Agosto 20 1938
6
-
Detail x
Known 305468 - 308705
N/Lbbdv50bs-bb18-6 Abril 28 1939
6
-
Detail x
Known 319164 - ???
S312abbdv50bs-bb04-6 Septiembre 26 1939
6
-
Detail x

Other pieces (5)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbdv50bs-bbp No date
-
-
Detail x
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbdv50bs-bbp2 No date
-
-
Detail x
Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S312sbbdv50bs-bbs No date
5
-
Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" in red (perfored).
N/Lbbdv50bs-bbx-5 Unrecognized Date
5
-
Detail x
N/Lbbdv50bs-bbx-6 Unrecognized Date
6
-
Detail x

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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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