IBNS Journal 62-3

includes articles on George Duval, Banknote Designer; Romanian Heraldry; China Puppet Banknote Vignettes; World Heritage On Banknotes.
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Banknote of 2023 Nominations

Latest Nominations for the Banknote of 2023 are United Arab Emirates: 1000-Dirham Note, Argentina: 2000-Pesos Note, Kyrgyzstan: 500-Som Note, South Africa: 50-Rand Note and Jamaica: 1000-Dollar Note

Do you know of a banknote that will be issued to the public that should be nominated for the Banknote of 2023?  Send your nominations to the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator (


Mexico's 50 Pesos Note

Nominated by Marco de Silva Freire, IBNS Member 12487

NoteB714 (PNL): 50 pesos (US$2.60)
Predominant Colour(s)Purple
Front (vertical)Spanish text; denomination in gold-to-green SPARK; city of Tenochtitlan, from Diego Rivera’s mural, ““La Gran Tenochtitlan;” eagle perched on a cactus with “Atl tlachinolli” in its beak, from fragment of monolith known as “Teocalli de la Guerra Sagrada” (pyramid surmounted by the temple of the sacred war)
Back (vertical)Spanish text; ecosystem of rivers and lakes; Mexican salamander (ajolote); corn field within the landscape of Xochimilco, Mexico City
Additional SecuritySimulated security thread with printed 50 PESOS
PrinterBanco de México
Size125 x 65 mm Polymer (Guardian)
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book