ISO 4217 Amendment Number 166

Effective from 4 June 2018, the following change will be made to “List one: Currency, fund and precious metal codes”:

Entity
Currency
Alphabetic code
Numeric code
Minor unit
VENEZUELA (BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF) Bolívar Soberano VES 928 2

The Central Bank of Venezuela is carrying out a re-denomination of their local currency, with the entry into circulation of the BOLIVAR SOBERANO. The conversion rate is 1000 (old) Bolívar to 1 (new) Bolívar Soberano (1000:1). 

The expiration date of the current bolívar will be defined later and communicated by the Central Bank of Venezuela in due time.

Effective from this date, the following change will be made to “List three: Codes for historic denominations of currencies and funds”:

Entity
Currency
Alphabetic code
Numeric code
Minor unit
VENEZUELA (BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF) Bolívar VEF 937 2