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Obverse
Piece beg5bs-aa01 (Obverse)
Photo from piece beg5bs-aa01: Design A, Type A. Date Diciembre 31 1879
Photograph credits: Richard Rosenman: Billetes de Venezuela
Reverse
Piece beg5bs-aa01 (Reverse)
Photo from piece beg5bs-aa01: Design A, Type A. Date Diciembre 31 1879
Photograph credits: Richard Rosenman: Billetes de Venezuela
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: beg5bs-aa
  • Size: 130 x 71 mm (5.12 x 2.8 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in black over a background in green. In the center, On the top, the issuer name "ESTADO GUAYANA" with the denomination value "5" on each side. In the center, the denomination in words "CINCO BOLÍVARES" «five Bolívares» 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 "1 VENEZOLANO" (from the predecessor monetary unit)
  • Reverse: Design in blue. In the center, the denomination in words "CINCO BOLÍVARES" «five Bolívares». On each side, the denomination value "5".
  • Signatures: "Presidente" «President» and "El Tesorero" «The Treasurer»
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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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