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Piece bbcb50ps-aas (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbcb50ps-aas: Design A, Type A. Specimen banknote without date
Photograph credits: Richard Rosenman: Billetes de Venezuela
  • Identification Code: bbcb50ps-aa
  • Size: 82mm x 138 mm
  • Obverse: Design in black. In the top, the issuer name "BANCO COLONIAL BRITANICO". Below, Englih Arms with Design in "$50". In the center, payment clause "Vale por CINCUENTA PESOS SENCILLLOS que se pagarán al portador en Caracas a la presentación de este billete en moneda corriente de los fondos del BANCO COLONIAL BRITÁNICO" «Value for Fifty single pesos to be paid to the bearer in Caracas upon presentation of this banknote in current currency from the funds of the Banco Colonial», the issue date, "Por disposición de los Directores del Banco Colonial" «By order of the Directors of Banco Colonial», the denomination in words "Son CINCUENTA PESOS" «It's Fifty pesos» and "VENEZUELA"
  • Reverse: Unknown design.
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(Formelly as bbcb50p-aas) Entry with incomplete photo
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Stamped "SPECIMEN" in black
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  • Added recently: Piece added since 17 February, 2024
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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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