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Banknotes from Banco Mercantil y Agrícola : 20 Bolívares - Design A, Type A : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece bbma20bs-aau (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbma20bs-aau. Photograph credits: Ebay: cgob_eastsetauket

Reverse

Piece bbma20bs-aau (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbma20bs-aau. Photograph credits: Ebay: cgob_eastsetauket

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbma20bs-aa
  • Size: 69 x 170 mm.
  • Obverse: Design in green. In the center, allegorical of a seaport with ships and a train with the denomination value "20" within a guilloche on each side. Above, the issuer name "BANCO MERCANTIL Y AGRICOLA", "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA" the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL Bs.8.000.000". Below, the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares». In the bottom border, the payment clause "QUE SE PAGARÁN AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO A PRESENTACIÓN, EN DINERO EFECTIVO" (will pay to the bearer in the office of the bank upon presentation, in cash). In each corner the denomination value "20" within a guilloche.
  • Reverse: Design in green. In the center, allegorical of two angels with the issuer logotype in the middle. Above, the denomination in words "VEINTE BOLIVARES" «twenty Bolívares». Below, the issuer name "BANCO MERCANTIL Y AGRICOLA" and the city and country "CARACAS, VENEZUELA". On each side and on the corners, the denomination value "20".
  • Production information: September 1926: 300,000 pieces, January 1937: 100,000 pieces.
  • Signatures: "Por el Banco Mercantil y Agricola" (p.p. the Banco Mercantil y Agricola) and "Por el Banco Mercantil y Agricola" (p.p. the Banco Mercantil y Agricola)

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Other pieces (6)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbma20bs-aap No date
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Detail x
Reverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbma20bs-aap2 No date
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Detail x
Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
S232sbbma20bs-aas No date
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Detail x
Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
S232r2bbma20bs-aau No date
6
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Detail x
Remainder without signatures
S232r1bbma20bs-aau2 No date
6
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Detail x
Remainder with signatures
N/Lbbma20bs-aax-6 Unrecognized Date
6
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Detail x

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XX.XXX.XXX ?
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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 1961-2014 (20th edition - 2014)

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