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Septiembre 27 1935


Octubre 15 1935


Octubre 30 1935


Noviembre 30 1935


Enero 31 1936


Febrero 28 1936


Marzo 13 1936


Marzo 30 1936


Abril 21 1936


Abril 28 1936


Julio 30 1936


Agosto 26 1936


Septiembre 14 1936


Septiembre 18 1936


Septiembre 29 1936


Octubre 27 1936


Agosto 20 1938


Abril 28 1939


Junio 28 1939


Septiembre 14 1939


Septiembre 26 1939


Octubre 27 1939


Noviembre 23 1939

Piece bbdv50bs-bb02-6 (Obverse)
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Piece bbdv50bs-bb02-6 (Reverse)
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Characteristics from Design B, Type B
  • Identification Code: bbdv50bs-bb
  • Size: 177 x 75 mm (6.97 x 2.95 in.)
  • 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.
  • Identification Code: bbdv50bs-bb02-6
  • Piece type: Normal issued banknote
  • Date: Noviembre 14 1930
  • Serie: 6. 6 digits
  • Amount: Unknown.
  • Printer: American Bank Note Co.
  • Serial interval: Unknown. Known 109612 - 111904
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  • Por el Banco de Venezuela «p.p. Banco de Venezuela»: Unknown
  • Por el Banco de Venezuela «p.p. Banco de Venezuela»: Unknown
Identification in other catalogs
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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