Counterfeit $10 dos caritas Type 1

 

 

One obvious counterfeit $10 comes from the ´Symmetrical School´. The original plates had no signatures, not even Chao's, on the face and the right-hand arrows on the face and baseline on the reverse have been 'corrected'.

This may be the counterfeit Series D notes mention in CoahuilaACOAH, Fondo Siglo XX, 1914, caja 8, folleto 4, exp. 13 that had the following details (though there is less difference in the 'X's than in the other comments):

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The [top of the righthand] Roman numeral ‘X’ is separated

 

The [top of the righthand] ‘X’ is completely closed

 

The end of the ‘Z’ in ‘DIEZ’ is rounded

 

The lower part of the ‘Z’ in ‘DIEZ’ is straight

 

 

The ‘E’ of ‘El’ is less acute and has a (desviada) shadow at one of its ends

 

The centre frame has an extra half star with two points

 

The centre frame has no particular

The seal and serial numbers are litographed The seal and serial numbers are ferrotype

Other details are:

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Chao's signature printed as part of design Chao's signature

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Right hand arrows point right

 

Right hand arrows point left

 

Top border

 

Top border

 

 

Sky above Palace has less detail

 

shield flows