Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbc100bs-bbu (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbc100bs-bbu: Design B, Type B. Remainder banknote
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Reverse
Piece bbc100bs-bbu (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbc100bs-bbu: Design B, Type B. Remainder banknote
Photograph credits: Heritage Auction Galleries
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbc100bs-bb
  • Size: 77 x 177 mm (3.03 x 6.97 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in black over a background in yellow and blue. On the left, allegorical of a seated woman with a sailing ship at right. On the right, portrait of an unknown woman. On the top, the issuer name "BANCO CARACAS", "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA" and the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL B. 6.000.000". In the center, the denomination in words "CIEN BOLÍVARES" «one hundred Bolívares» with the payment clause "EL BANCO CARACAS PAGARÁ AL PORTADOR EN DINERO EFECTIVO" «The Banco Caracas will pay to the bearer in cash» / "A LA PRESENTACION DE ESTE BILLETE" «upon presentation of this banknote». On the upper left corner and right corners the denomination value "100" within a guilloche. On the bottom, the date filling space "Caracas, _____ de 18__".
  • Reverse: Design in green. In the center, allegorical of the Justice with an scale and sword surrounded by the issuer name "BANCO CARACAS", "COMPAÑÍA ANÓNIMA" and the capitalization amount. On the left corners and on the right the denomination value "100" within a guilloche.
  • Production information: January 1893: 4000 pieces (serie C5, interval C20000 - C23999), May 1894: 3000 pieces (serie D5, interval D24000 - D26999), March 1898: 6000 pieces (serie E5, interval E27000 - E32999).
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design B, Type A, the title of the signers.
  • Signatures: "Director" «Director», "Director" «Director» and "Gerente" «Manager»
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Warning
- 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.
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbc100bs-bb01-e5 Entry with incomplete photo Marzo 22 1902
E5
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Known E29222 - ???
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbc100bs-bbu Entry with photoNo date
C5
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Legend
Piece information
No change
Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)
  • Unconfirmed: Referenced piece that it's not confirmed the existence.
  • Added recently: Piece added since 17 February, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 17 February, 2024
  • Unverified: Piece that should exists but no verified piece is known.
  • In revision: Catalogued piece that is under revision.

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N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
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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