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1913 El Banco Nacional De Mexico One Peso Banknote P# S255b Locomotive Vignette

  • $ 97.77

Description: A choice fine one peso banknote issued by "El Banco Nacional De Mexico" in Mexico. This is the December 6, 1913 issue. The banknote has two series numbers printed in red on the front JG and CR. The banknote is printed in black and green over yellow underprint. It depicts the bust of a woman with a tiara and a flying eagle at the bottom of her neck (M. Garcia Teruel) in an oval at left on the front. The front also has the image of a steam locomotive in the center. The back has the image of an 8 reales coin in green color in the center. The front also displays the date, denomination, and four signatures. The front has a round red seal left of center while the back has a blue oval seal with scalloped edge. This particular note has the serial number 832945 printed in red twice on the front but not on the back. This is a nice note in good original choice fine condition and shows all the nicely. It is graded Choice Fine 15 by PMG and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 6 December 1913.

Printer: American Bank Note Company of New York

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

Pick Number: S255b.

Condition: The note is graded Choice Fine 15 by PMG and comes in a plastic holder so labelled. It is soiled, has losses, roughness along the edges, some stains, folds, and creases. Its corners show bumps and rounding as well as minor losses. Be that as it may, this is a nice and rather scarce note showing two series numbers (JG and CR), which would fit nicely in any collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.

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