Translate / Traducir

Counterfeit $5 Monclova notes

On 15 June 1915 Luis Pruneda, the Inspector at the government printing works, reported that they knew of one type of counterfeit $5 Monclova notesCEHM, Fondo XX1, carpeta 43, legajo 4641. Bogus $5 notes had already been mentioned in the Cinco de Mayo affairTucson Daily Citizen, 8 March 1914


signatures lithoprinted

  smaller sized numerals in corners


and in the October 1914 newspaper report from Mexico CityEl Pueblo, 29 October 1914 and notice from the Secretaría de HaciendaThe Mexican Herald, 29 October 1914


Escudero's signature smaller


Counterfeit $5 notes - Type 1