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Obverse
Piece beg40bs-aa01-4m (Obverse)
Photo from piece beg40bs-aa01-4m: Design A, Type A. Date Diciembre 31 1879. Serie 4M
Photograph credits: Richard Rosenman: Billetes de Venezuela
Reverse
Piece beg40bs-aa01-4m (Reverse)
Photo from piece beg40bs-aa01-4m: Design A, Type A. Date Diciembre 31 1879. Serie 4M
Photograph credits: Richard Rosenman: Billetes de Venezuela
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: beg40bs-aa
  • Size: 155 x 74 mm (6.1 x 2.91 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in black over a background in yellow. In the center, On the top, the issuer name "ESTADO GUAYANA" with the denomination value "40" on each side. In the center, the denomination in words "CUARENTA BOLIVARES" within payment clause "Vale por _______ amortizables con el diez porciento de los Ingresos ordinarios del Tesoro del Estado." «worth _______ redeemable at ten percent of revenue from the State Treasury». Below, the date filling space "Cd. Bolivar, __________ 1879". On the left, Arm of Guayana State. On the left and on the right the face value "8 VENEZOLANOS" (from the predecessor monetary unit)
  • Reverse: Unknown design.
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "El Tesorero" «The Treasurer»
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Warning
- 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.
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbeg40bs-aa01-4l Entry with photo Diciembre 31 1879
4L
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S354beg40bs-aa01-4m
(Formelly as beg40bs-aa01-m4) Entry with photo
Diciembre 31 1879
4M
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N/Lbeg40bs-aa01-4t Entry with photo Diciembre 31 1879
4T
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Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)
  • Unconfirmed: Referenced piece that it's not confirmed the existence.
  • Added recently: Piece added since 30 December, 2023
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 30 December, 2023
  • Unverified: Piece that should exists but no verified piece is known.
  • In revision: Catalogued piece that is under revision.

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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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