Counterfeit $10 Banco Nacional de México notes

Nacional 10 counterfeit

In April 1913 three men were arrested in Pachuca, Hidalgo, for forging $10,000 in $10 Banco Nacional de México notes.

On 16 July 1913 María Asunción Guevara was arrested whilst trying to pass a good imitation of a $10 note. She had some other $10 notes and one $5 note. The public was warned to take care when receiving these two denominationsEl País, 17 July 1913.

In February 1915 the police arrested someone with three counterfeit $10 notes. The principal distinguishing features were the typeface was smudged, the figures were the same as the letter, unclear, and the signatures were imperfect (Los billetes falsos recogidos son de diez pesos, tienen en la cara que dice Banco Nacional de México, borrados los tipos, y las figuras están de la misma manera que la letra, poco claras. Las firmas de los billetes falsos son imperfectas, y además existen algunas otras diferencias, que aunque son de menor importancia, no pasan por alto, pues que son fácilmente visibles)La Prensa, Año I, Tomo I, Núm. 13, 19 February 1915. The next day the police arrested Agustín Aguilar, Abel Ramírez and Leonardo Ballesteros, who tried to pass some of these notes in a restaurant in the Calle de Santo DomingoLa Prensa, Año I, Tomo I, Núm. 14, 20 February 1915.