Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Characteristics from Design B, Type A
  • Identification Code: bbcv5000bs-ba
  • Identification by Sergio Sucre: 5000D
  • Size: 156 x 69 mm (6.14 x 2.72 in.)
  • Obverse: Design in blue. On the right, portrait of Francisco de Miranda done by the painter Georges Rouget in 1835. In the center, the denomination value "5000" with the denomination in words "CINCO MIL BOLÍVARES" «five thousand Bolívares» splitted in two parts and the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank» below. On the left, watermarks zone. On the upper left corner, the country name "REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA" «Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela». In each corner but bottom right corner the denomination value "5000".
  • Reverse: Design in blue. In the center, panoramic view of the Hydroelectric Dams of Guri, Angel Fish (Pterophyllum Altum) at left with Coat of Arms above. On the top left, the issuer name "BANCO CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA" «Central Bank of Venezuela». In the bottom right corner,, the denomination in words "CINCO MIL BOLÍVARES" «five thousand Bolívares». On the bottom left and upper right corners, the denomination value "5000".
  • Circulation note: This note began circulation on November 28th 2002.
  • Identification Code: bbcv5000bs-ba03-e8
  • Piece type: Normal issued banknote
  • Date: Mayo 25 2004
  • Serie: E8. Prefix E followed by 8 digits
  • Amount: 12,950,000.
  • Printer: Venezuelan Mint
  • Serial interval: E00000001 - E12950000. Known E00000017 - E12916900
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  • Presidente «President»: Diego Luis Castellanos
  • Primer Vice presidente «First Vicepresident»: Gastón Parra
Identification in other catalogs
  • Qualitative code by Sergio Sucre: bcv5000d/0405/28/e
  • Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM): P84c
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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