City of Monclova 1913 Twenty Pesos Currency Note Northern Mexico Constitutional Government of Mexico Pick Number S632c Extremely Fine or Better Banknote
Description: A beautiful extremely fine banknote from the Constitutional Government of Mexico issued in the City of Monclova in Northern Mexico. This is the note which conforms to the April 26, 1913 decree and was issued on May 28, 1913. It is a twenty pesos currency note. The front is black and shows the denomination in writing in the center and in numerals in the four corners within a interesting guilloches designs. The front also has the misspelled VIENTE in the upper and lower border and a large signature in the lower right corner. The back of the note is green with the denomination in writing in the center and in the right as well as the left top corners. The back also shows the denomination in numerals in the center of both sides. This note is a Series D issue. This particular note has the serial number 1316028 stamped on the front in red ink. The note has two signatures displayed on the front near the bottom and has no water mark that we could find. Please carefully review the scan presented as it is part and parcel of our description.
Size: The banknote measures ~7 1/2" by ~3 1/8".
Pick Number: Pick number S632c.
Condition: I would grade this banknote as an extremely fine or better. The note shows some signs of circulation with flattened light creases at the top right and bottom left corners of the front. The note shows signs of light soiling but no stains. The note shows very nice embossing and is very well preserved. The corners show minimum signs of rounding but are intact. The note has no pinholes, no graffiti, no tears, no splits, and no appreciable wear to the edges. The paper still retains a considerable amount of its original crispiness and is still stiff. The colors of the note are clear and still retain their original brightness. Just a nice piece to add to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.