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5 Bolivianos

5 Bolivianos -  obverse5 Bolivianos -  reverse

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Features

Country Bolivia
Type Standard banknote
Year 1928
Value 5 Bolivianos (5)
Currency First boliviano (1864-1963)
Composition Paper
Size 145 × 75 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 120
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Deep green on blue brown and rose underprint. Portrait of Simon Bolivar in oval at left. City of Potosi with mountain in background near centre. Small 5s in corners, larger 5s flanking centre picture. Serial numbers and series number in red. Three signatures at bottom.

Lettering: El Banco Central de Bolivia Pagara al Portador a la Vista Cinco Bolivianos en Oro o Giros-oro La Paz Ley de 20 de Julio 1928 Contador Superintendente de Bancos Gerente General (with signatures)

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

Reverse

National Arms in circle at centre, flanked by large 5s. Small 5s left, right and upper centre

Lettering: Banco Central de Bolivia Cinco Bolivianos

Engraver: American Bank Note Company

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Images of Arce signatures:

Narrow and wide variants.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1928-Jul-20  P# 120 - series A-Y; signatures: Granier, Vallejos, Palacios
1928-Jul-20  P# 120 - series G6-P6; signatures: Arce, Céspedes, Cuenca
1928-Jul-20  P# 120 - series L2-Z2, A3-Z3, A4-W4; signatures: Granier, Pacheco, Morris
1928-Jul-20  P# 120 - series Q6-Z6, A7-Z7, A8-Z8, A9-Z9, A10-M10; signatures: Arce (narrow), Prudencio, Cuenca
1928-Jul-20  P# 120 - series Q6-Z6, A7-Z7, A8-Z8, A9-Z9, A10-M10; signatures: Arce (wide), Prudencio, Cuenca
1928-Jul-20  P# 120 - series X4-Z4, A5-W5; signatures: Rodo, Pacheco, Morris
1928-Jul-20  P# 120 - series X5-Z5, A6-F6; signatures: Rodo, Montecinos, Morris
1928-Jul-20  P# 120 - series Y-Z, A1-Z1, A2-K2; signatures: Granier, Quijarro, Palacios

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