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Book-keeping schools

Angel Smith from McAllen, Texas has provided images of three notes thought to be used in book-keeping schools in the state of Tamaulipas.

Banco “Justo Sierra”

The first two are of 5c and 10c notes of the Banco “Justo Sierra” dated 16 March 1937: The Colegio Justo Sierra is a school in Tampico, Tamaulipas.

Justo Sierra 5c

Justo Sierra 5 reverse

Justo Sierra 10c

Justo Sierra 10 reverse

  series from to total
5c C         includes number 0001
10c B         includes number 1780
20clisted in Gaytan's Appendix A          


Of course all notes of the same denomination might have had the same serial number.

The notes have the signatures of employees of the college: Martín Rodríguez as Consejero, [                                ][identification needed] as Interventor and [                                ][identification needed] as Cajero.

Martín Rodríguez was the director of the school. sig Martin Rodriguez
  sig Justo Sierra interventor
  sig Justo Sierra cajero


El Banco Tamaulipeco

The third note is a $10 note from “El Banco Tamaulipeco” and dated Tampico, Tam. 1944, with a similar design to the 1924 Banco Zaragoza notes from Monterrey.

Banco Tamaulipeco 10 reverse

The Gerente is [                      ][identification needed].

  sig Banco Tamaulipeco