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Mexico's 100 Peso Note

Nominated by Johnathan Lindley, IBNS Member 12215

 
NoteMexico B715 (PNL): 100 pesos (US$5.20)
Predominant Colour(s)Red
Front (vertical)Spanish text; denomination in gold-to-green SPARK; main patio of Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City; Juana de Asbaje y Ramírez de Santillana (Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz)
Back (vertical)Spanish text; temperate forest ecosystem of pine, oak, and oyamel trees in Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Michoacán de Ocampo
WatermarkNone
Additional SecuritySimulated security thread with printed 100 PESOS and butterflies
PrinterBANCO DE MEXICO
Size132 x 65 mm Polymer (Guardian)
Introduced11/12/2020
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book