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Piece brv8r-aa01c1-x4 (Obverse)
Photo from piece brv8r-aa01c1-x4: Design A, Type A. Province of Caracas. Date Septiembre 18 1860. Serie X4
Photograph credits: Angel Beltrán
Piece brv8r-aa01c1-x4 (Reverse)
Photo from piece brv8r-aa01c1-x4: Design A, Type A. Province of Caracas. Date Septiembre 18 1860. Serie X4
Photograph credits: Angel Beltrán
  • Identification Code: brv8r-aa
  • Size: 225 x 120 mm (8.86 x 4.72 in.)
  • Obverse: In the top, "REPUBLICA DE VENEZUELA" «Republic of Venezuela», "Decreto del Poder Ejecutivo de 2 de Agosto", "Resolucion de 18 de Septiembre de 1860" and "$1.000.000". In each side, the face value "8 Reales". In the center, the payment clause "Vale por ________ sencillos 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 ________ sencillos 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) filled with "ocho reales" and the province. 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. May have a label to endorse the issuing by retailers with the legends "BILLETE DE OCHO REALES" (banknote of eight reales), "Garantizado según convenio de 20 de Septiembre de 1861 por" (guaranteed according to the agreement of September 20th 1861 by" and the retailer signature.
  • Signatures: "El Secretario de Hacienda" «The Secretary of Treasure», "El Contador General" «The general accountant» and "El Tesorero" «The Treasurer»
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SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
N/Lbrv8r-aa01c1-x4 Entry with photo Septiembre 18 1860
Province of Caracas
P24brv8r-aa01c1-x5 Entry with photo Septiembre 18 1860
Province of Caracas
N/Lbrv8r-aa01c1-z4 Entry with photo Septiembre 18 1860
Provincia de Caracas
(Formelly as brv8r-aa01) Entry with photo
Septiembre 18 1860
Provincia de Caracas
(Formelly as brv8r-aa01c3) Entry with photo to improve
Septiembre 18 1860
Provincia de Aragua
N/Lbrv8r-aa01c3-x5 Entry with photo Septiembre 18 1860
Provincia de Aragua
(Formelly as brv8r-aa01c2-x5) Entry with incomplete photo
Enero 31 1861
Provincia de Carabobo
P24brv8r-aa02c4-z5 Entry with incomplete photo Marzo 19 1861
Provincia de Carabobo
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  • Unconfirmed: Referenced piece that it's not confirmed the existence.
  • Added recently: Piece added since 20 February, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 20 February, 2024
  • 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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