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Auction 80 Online

The catalogue for IBNS Auction No. 80, 2019 containing almost 5,000 lots is now available.  Auction Closes Sunday 10 November 2019

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IBNS Journal 58-3

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Banknote of 2019 Nominations

received so far are for Northern Ireland's 5 Pound (Ulster Bank) NoteSwitzerland's 1,000 Franc Note and Aruba's 25 Florin Note

Do you know of a banknote that will be issued to the public that should be nominated for the Banknote of 2019?  Send your nominations to the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator (banknoteoftheyear@theibns.org). 

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Mexico's 500 Peso Note

Nominated by David White, IBNS Life Member 161

MEX-500-Front
MEX-500-Back
 
NoteB717 (PNL): 500 pesos (US$38)
Predominant Colour(s)Blue
FrontSpanish text; bank monogram; entry of Benito Juárez into Mexico City, from Alberto Beltrán’s engraving; Benito Pablo Juárez García; denomination in blue-to-green OVI
BackSpanish text; gray whales in ecosystem of coasts, seas, and islands in the Biosphere Reserve of El Vizcaíno, in Baja California Sur
WatermarkBenito Juárez and electrotype 500
Additional SecurityGreen windowed Motion security thread
PrinterBanco de México
Size146 x 65 mm
Introduced08/28/2018
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book