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Piece bbdv20bs-bbs : Banknote of 20 Bolívares : No date : Banco de Venezuela

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Photographic reference

Obverse

Piece bbdv20bs-bbs (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Ebay: cubalibrecollectibles

Reverse

Piece bbdv20bs-bbs (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Ebay: cubalibrecollectibles

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Characteristics from Design B, Type B

  • Identification Code: bbdv20bs-bb
  • Size: 73 x 175 mm
  • Obverse: Black over yellow and green underprint. On the right a cowboy with cattle. At upper left corner, the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA". In each corner the denomination value "20" within a rossete (except upper left corner). At left, a rosette with the denomination value "20" within surrounded by the the payment clause "VALE POR VEINTE BOLIVARES QUE SE PAGARAN AL PORTADOR EN CARACAS A LA PRESENTACION". In the top, the legend of the capitalization amount "SOCIEDAD ANONIMA. CAPITAL 15.000.000". Below the main theme, the date "Caracas, ______ de 19__".
  • Reverse: Green background pattern. In the center, inside a circle Coat of Arms with the motto "INDEPENDENcia", "LIBERTAD", "5 DE JULIO 1811", "28 DE MARZO 1864" and "DIOS Y FEDon", on each side the denomination value "20" within a rosette each side. Above and below the Coat of Arms the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA".
  • Production information: June 1907: 10,000 pieces (serie 5 and 6, interval 00001 - 99999 and 100000)
  • Design variations: From Design B, Type A, varies the year white space from "189_" to "19__".

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbdv20bs-bbs
  • Piece type: Specimen banknote without date
  • Date: No date
  • Serie: 4. followed by 4 zeroes
  • Amount: Unknown.
  • Printer: American Bank Note Co.
  • Numered specimen range:
  • Note: Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).

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Signatures

  • Por el Banco de Venezuela «p.p. Banco de Venezuela»: No signature
  • Por el Banco de Venezuela «p.p. Banco de Venezuela»: No signature
  • El Secretario «The secretary»: No signature

Identification in other catalogs

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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