1914 Mexico Banco Peninsular 5 Pesos Banknote P#S465a Locomotive Ship Unc Detail
Description: A beautiful crisp uncirculated five pesos banknote issued by "El Banco Peninsular Mexicano" in Mexico. This is the April 1st, 1914 issue series A banknote. The banknote is printed in black over a yellow and orange underprint. The front depicts a locomotive to the left and men working on a dock with a ship in the background to the right. The front also displays the date, denomination, and three signatures. The front also indicates that it was issued in Merida. The back is orange with allegorical figures at the center facing left and right. The back has a blue treasury seal and a square seal saying 2 CENT. This particular note has the serial number 212582 printed in black twice on the front but not on the back. This is a scarce note in such high grade. Krause's catalog does not list any past the grade extremely fine. Just a great scarce note to add to your collection. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: 1 April 1914.
Printer: American Bank Note Company of New York
Size: The banknote measures ~6" by ~2 3/4".
Pick Number: S465a and is listed in Frampton Opus as M561.
Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping for first class shipments are generally very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. So please check the shipping cost to your location before bidding. I would grade this note as crisp uncirculated with detail (light small stains along top edge). The note is in excellent condition and great looking with no signs of wear. The note retains all of its original stiffness and crispiness. It has no folds, no tears, no graffiti, no pinholes and no repairs. The edges are intact and show no roughness. The corners are fully squared and intact. Just a nice scarce, in this condition, banknote for the most advanced collector of Mexican banknotes. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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