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Piece bbdv50bs-bbx-6 : Banknote of 50 Bolívares : No date : Banco de Venezuela

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Obverse

Piece bbdv50bs-bbx-6 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: Luis Lugo

Reverse

Piece bbdv50bs-bbx-6 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: Luis Lugo

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Characteristics from Design B, Type B

  • Identification Code: bbdv50bs-bb
  • Size: 177 x 75 mm (6.97 x 2.95 in.)
  • Obverse: On the right, allegorical of a seated woman. In the center, inside a circle the denomination value "50". On the left, the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA" - "SOCIEDAD ANÓNIMA", the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL Bs 24.000.000.", "VALE POR", the denomination in words "CINCUENTA BOLÍVARES" «fifty Bolívares» and the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank». On the upper left corner and bottom corners the denomination value "50" inside a circle. In the upper right corner the face value "50 BOLIVARES". Above, of the issuer name, the date filling space "Caracas, ______ 19__".
  • Reverse: Orange 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 FEDERACION", on each side the denomination value "50" within a guilloche. on each side Coat of Arms the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA".
  • Production information: November 1926: 100,000 pieces (serie 5 and 6, interval 44001 - 99999 and 100000 - 144000), November 1934: 100,000 pieces (serie 6, interval 144001 - 244000), March 1936: 60,000 pieces (serie 6, interval 244001 - 304000), December 1936: 60,000 pieces (serie 6, interval 304001 - 364000), August 1939: 46,000 pieces (serie 6, interval 364001 - 410000)
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design C, Type A, in the signature zone, there was added a security background with guilloche patterns.

Characteristics

  • Identification Code: bbdv50bs-bbx-6
  • Date: Unrecognized Date
  • Serie: 6. 6 digits
  • Amount: Unknown. 5 known pieces. (based on reports and researches. Not conclusive about amount of surviving pieces)
  • Printer: American Bank Note Co.
  • Known pieces or cases: 102076, 311155, 312205, 402331 and 407890

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Due to the absence of official information on the banknotes issuance made by private and public entities before the creation of the Central Bank of Venezuela, the list includes known pieces or pieces referenced in a bibliography.

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

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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