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

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Piece bbdv50bs-bb01-6 (Obverse)
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  • 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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Other pieces (5)

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