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Banknotes in Pesos Fuertes : Banco de Venezuela (first) : Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela

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Information about Banco de Venezuela (first) and the Monetary Unit Peso Fuerte

Historical overview

The first Banco de Venezuela was on operation from January 1st 1861 through November 30th 1862. It was founded during the government of José Antonio Paez, as a credit company to help the treasure. This bank also was known as "Banco de la Dictadura" (bank of the dictatorship).


8 Reales

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Banknotes of 8 Reales

50 Pesos Fuertes

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Banknotes of 50 Pesos Fuertes

100 Pesos Fuertes

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Banknotes of 100 Pesos Fuertes

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