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Banknotes in Bolívares : Banco Venezolano de Crédito : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Information about Banco Venezolano de Crédito and the Monetary Unit Bolívar

Historical overview

Founded in 1925 with rights to issue banknotes with legal tender, until 1939 when the Central Bank took over this attributions.

Monetary Unit Name

Bolívar of Silver (1879-1918)
Bolívar of Gold (1918-1974)
Bolívar (1974-2007)

Monetary System

100 Céntimos = 1 Bolívar

Time Period

From 1879 through December 31st 2007, which has been replaced by "Bolívar Fuerte".

Monetary equivalence

5 Céntimos = 1 Centavo (Venezolano)
1 Bolívar = 20 Centavo (Venezolano)
5 Bolívares = 1 Venezolano
1000 Bolívares = 1 Bolívar Fuerte


10 Bolívares

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Banknotes of 10 Bolívares

20 Bolívares

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Banknotes of 20 Bolívares

100 Bolívares

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Banknotes of 100 Bolívares

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