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1908 Banco Nacional De Mexico Five Pesos Banknote Series GI P #S257c PMG VF 20

  • $ 159.99

Description: A nice very fine five pesos banknote issued by "Banco Nacional De Mexico" in Mexico. This is the January 1st, 1908 issue banknote. The banknote is printed in black over a yellow and brown underprint. The front depicts the image of a seated female reading (Literature) to the left and the portrait of M. Garcia Teruel within an oval to the right. The front also displays the date, denomination, and four signatures. The front also has a red round seal left of center near the top. The back is brown with the image of Christopher Columbus discovering America in circular frame in the center. The back has a blue scalloped treasury seal near the top left corner. This particular note has the serial number 2187928 printed in red twice on the front but not on the back. This is a series GI as evident in the right bottom corner of the front. There is also the red notation M in the left bottom corner of the front. The banknote is graded 20 Very Fine by PMG and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. It has the notation Rust on the back. A very nice note to add to your collection. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: January 1, 1908.

Printer: American Bank Note Company of New York.

Size: The banknote measures ~6 1/8" by ~2 3/4".

Pick Number: S257c and is listed in Frampton Opus as M298c.

Condition: The note is graded as 20 Very Fine by PCGS and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. The note shows honest wear commensurate with its age and grade. It is soiled, with some rust spots and stains. It shows some folds and bumps but does not appear to have tears or splits. The corners are intact with some rounding and bumps, the edges are intact and show general roughness. The note has no graffiti, but has several pinholes or small paper breaks in the center portion. Be that as it may, this is a nice rare note to add to your collection. Please see photos for additional condition information.

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