New 100 pesos in Mexico

lunes, 9 de agosto de 2010

The Bank of Mexico (Banxico) today put into circulation the new bill of 100 pesos.

The new 100-peso banknote is 66 mm high by 134 long, has the image of Nezahualcoyotl front and back the city of Tenochtitlan, also has security features to the touch, sight and movement .

As well as the wire with three-dimensional effect, which distinguishes the pre-Hispanic symbol of a snail associated with the god of wind, which seems to float and move horizontally and vertically.

It also contains the image of an ear, whose right side is printed with special ink that changes color, from brown to green when tilted at various angles and a watermark with the image of Nezahualcoyotl.

Manuel Galan, general manager of issue of Banxico, said that in the coming weeks will be announced the last ticket of the New Family, which started in 2006, which will be 500 pesos, which will have 148 mm long and will feature images of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo.

This piece is the fifth of the new family of banknotes which started in 2006, which are already running the 20, 50, 200 pesos.

The new notes will be 100 pesos to the public, like the pieces of the same name made of paper and polymer, which celebrate the centenary of the Mexican Revolution.