Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Information about Banco Venezolano de Crédito and the Monetary Unit Bolívar
Historical overview
Founded in 1925 with rights to issue banknotes with legal tender, until 1939 when the Central Bank took over this attributions.
Monetary Unit Name
Bolívar of Silver (1879-1918)
Bolívar of Gold (1918-1974)
Bolívar (1974-2007)
Monetary System
100 Céntimos = 1 Bolívar
Time Period
From 1879 through December 31st 2007, which has been replaced by "Bolívar Fuerte".
Monetary equivalence
5 Céntimos = 1 Centavo (Venezolano)
1 Bolívar = 20 Centavo (Venezolano)
5 Bolívares = 1 Venezolano
1000 Bolívares = 1 Bolívar Fuerte
10 Bolívares
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20 Bolívares
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Banknotes of 20 Bolívares
100 Bolívares
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Banknotes of 100 Bolívares
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