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

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Information about Banco de Maracaibo and the Monetary Unit Bolívar

Historical overview

Founded in 1882 with an initial capitalization ammount of Bs. 160.000 as a merchant bank without any link with the goverment.

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From 1879 through December 31st 2007, which has been replaced by "Bolívar Fuerte".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


10 Bolívares

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Banknotes of 10 Bolívares

20 Bolívares

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40 Bolívares

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50 Bolívares

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100 Bolívares

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200 Bolívares

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400 Bolívares

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500 Bolívares

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Banknotes of 500 Bolívares

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