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Banknotes in Bolívares Soberanos : Banco Central de Venezuela : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Information about Banco Central de Venezuela and the Monetary Unit Bolívar Soberano

Historical overview

The Banco Central de Venezuela was created on September 7th 1939 with the issue of the Act "Ley del Banco Central de Venezuela" «The Central Bank of Venezuela Act», as a goal to centralize the banknotes and coin issuing, which in that time, many banks where issuing banknotes.

Monetary Unit Name

Bolívar Soberano

Monetary System

100 Céntimos (BsS) = 1 Bolívar Soberano

Monetary equivalence

100,000,000 Bolívares (Bs) = 1 Bolívar Soberano (BsS)
1000 Bolívares Fuerte (BsF) = 1 Céntimos (BsS)
100,000 Bolívares Fuerte (BsF) = 1 Bolívar Soberano (BsS)

Time Period

Since August 20th 2018 replaces "Bolívar Fuerte".


2 Bolívares Soberanos

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Banknotes of 2 Bolívares Soberanos

5 Bolívares Soberanos

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Banknotes of 5 Bolívares Soberanos

10 Bolívares Soberanos

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Banknotes of 10 Bolívares Soberanos

20 Bolívares Soberanos

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Banknotes of 20 Bolívares Soberanos

50 Bolívares Soberanos

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Banknotes of 50 Bolívares Soberanos

100 Bolívares Soberanos

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Banknotes of 100 Bolívares Soberanos

200 Bolívares Soberanos

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Banknotes of 200 Bolívares Soberanos

500 Bolívares Soberanos

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Banknotes of 500 Bolívares Soberanos

10,000 Bolívares Soberanos

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Banknotes of 10,000 Bolívares Soberanos

20,000 Bolívares Soberanos

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Banknotes of 20,000 Bolívares Soberanos

50,000 Bolívares Soberanos

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Banknotes of 50,000 Bolívares Soberanos

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