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Banknotes in Bolívares : Banco de Carabobo : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Information about Banco de Carabobo and the Monetary Unit Bolívar

Historical overview

Founded in Valencia in December 1883 by Domingo Olvararría with capital of Bs. 800.000. In 1890, Banco de Venezuela bought this bank.

Monetary Unit Name

Bolívar of Silver (1879-1918)
Bolívar of Gold (1918-1974)
Bolívar (1974-2007)

Monetary System

100 Céntimos = 1 Bolívar

Time Period

From 1879 through December 31st 2007, which has been replaced by "Bolívar Fuerte".

Monetary equivalence

5 Céntimos = 1 Centavo (Venezolano)
1 Bolívar = 20 Centavo (Venezolano)
5 Bolívares = 1 Venezolano
1000 Bolívares = 1 Bolívar Fuerte


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