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Piece bcda5ps-aa01-4 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bcda5ps-aa01-4: Design A, Type A. Date Febrero 18 1856. Serie 4 digits
Photograph credits: Numisur
Piece bcda5ps-aa01-4 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bcda5ps-aa01-4: Design A, Type A. Date Febrero 18 1856. Serie 4 digits
Photograph credits: Numisur
  • Identification Code: bcda5ps-aa
  • Obverse: Design in black. At left, allegorical of the Lady Justice and at right allegorical of a seated woman. In the center, over "V" in red, the payment clause and the denomination in words "Vale por CINCO PESOS SENCILLOS que se pagarán al portador a la vista en Caracas en plata u oro sonante por los abajos firmantes". Next, the date filling space "Caracas ____ de 185__". In each corner the denomination value "5". On the top, allegorical of a lying woman with sailing ship, with the denomination in words "CINCO PESOS" within a circle at each side And the issuer name "Compañía de Accionistas".
  • Reverse: In the center, the issuer name "COMPAÑIA de ACCIONISTAS." over "V" in red and over a background in green.
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SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
(Formelly as bcda5p-aa01-4) Entry with photo
Febrero 18 1856
(Formelly as bcda5p-aa02-4) Entry with incomplete photo
Agosto 20 1856
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N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
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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