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Piece brv20ps-aa01c2-b0 (Obverse)
Photo from piece brv20ps-aa01c2-b0: Design A, Type A. Province of Yaracuy. Date Noviembre 24 1860. Serie B0
Photograph credits: Bowers and Merena Auctions
Piece brv20ps-aa01c2-b0 (Reverse)
Photo from piece brv20ps-aa01c2-b0: Design A, Type A. Province of Yaracuy. Date Noviembre 24 1860. Serie B0
Photograph credits: Bowers and Merena Auctions
  • Identification Code: brv20ps-aa
  • Obverse: In the top, the issuer name "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela», "Decreto del Poder Ejecutivo de 2 de Agosto de 1860" «Decree of the Executive Power of August 2nd 1860» and the issue amount "$1.000.000". On each side, the denomination value "$20". In the center, the value in words "VEINTE" «twenty», the interest value "UN" «one» and the province, within the payment clause "Vale por ________ pesos sencillos con el interes diario de ________ centavo desde 1° de Setiembre de 1860, pagaderos en la Tesoreria de la Provincia de ________ con los fondos de la contribucion sobre la exportacion aplicados exclusivamente a amortizar el millon de pesos de esta emision. Su amortizacion se hara mensualmente por órden de Series y el Poder Ejecutivo se reserva convertir en cualquier tiempo esta emision por dinero en efectivo, todo de conformidad con las resoluciones ejecutivas de 23 y 30 de Agosto de 1860 que la reglamentan" «Worth ________ pesos sencillos with a daily interest of ________ cents from 1 September 1860, payable at the Treasury of the Province of ________ with funds from the tax upon the exportation applied only to amortize the million of pesos of this emission. The Amortization will be monthly by order of Series and The Executive reserves at any time convert this emission for cash, all in accordance with executive resolutions of August 23 and 30, 1860 that regulate». On the bottom left, the province filling space "Provincia de ________", the filling space for the amount of issue of the serie in the province "Total de la serie en esta provincia $________" and the date filling space "Emitido ________ de 186____".
  • Reverse: No design.
  • Signatures: "El Secretario de Hacienda" «The Secretary of Treasure», "El Tesorero" «The Treasurer» and "El Contador General" «The general accountant»
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SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
(Formelly as brv20p-aa01-f3) Entry with incomplete photo
Agosto 02 1860
Provincia de Caracas
N/Lbrv20ps-aa01c2-b0 Entry with photo Noviembre 24 1860
Province of Yaracuy
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N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
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