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Banknotes from Banco Nacional de Venezuela : 5 Pesos Fuertes - Design A, Type A : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Piece bbnv5p-aa01-5 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbnv5p-aa01-5: Banknote from Banco Nacional de Venezuela. 5 Pesos Fuertes. Design A, Type A. Date Junio 12 1841. Serie 5 digits
Photograph credits: Richard Rosenman: Billetes de Venezuela



  • Identification Code: bbnv5p-aa
  • Size: 190 x 150 mm (7.48 x 5.91 in.)
  • Obverse: In the center, the issuer name "BANCO NACIONAL de VENEZUELA" and the payment clause "Vale por CINCO PESOS que se pagaran al portador en Caracas á la presentacion de este billete en moneda corriente de los fondos del BANCO NACIONAL DE VENEZUELA". Above, Coat of Arms with the value in words "CINCO" «five» on each side. Below, the date filling space. On the bottom, the denomination in words "SON CINCO PESOS". On the left, allegorical of a sailing ship. On the right, allegorical of a standing woman. In each corner the denomination value "5". In the center, as background the denomination value in roman "V" (5)
  • Reverse: No design.
  • Signatures: "Director" «Director», "Director" «Director» and "Director" «Director»

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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.

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SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
s236bbnv5p-aa01-5 Junio 12 1841
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Other pieces (1)

SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
N/Lbbnv5p-aap No date
Detail x
Obverse only print proof


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