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Gobierno Provisional de México Mexico $100 notes

These are Series F and dated 28 September 1914. They had imprint 'MEXICO OFICINA DE GOBIERNO', title ' EL O. M. ENCARGADO DE LA SRIA. DE HACIENDA', and underprint Type 1.

Some notes had a typo of 'septiembre de 1914'.

GPM 100 F 253175

Some notes were revalidated in accordance with the Convention's decree of 17 December 1914 with the legend 'REVALIDADO / por decreto de 17 de diciembre de 1914' on the face and a red round 'E.U. MEXICANOS - TESORERIA GENERAL DE LA FEDERACION'  on the reverse. These includes some notes that had already been issued (such as 223197 illustrated below) and others that were revalidated before issue.

Date of issue Date on note Series from to total
number
total
value
 
 19 October 1914The Mexican Herald, 20 October 1914   28 September 1914    F   1 250000 250,000 $25,000,000 Convention, acknowledged by Carranza
oval Secretaría seal on reverse
includes number 20227 to 199361CNBanxico #3280
10 December 1914 - 15 January 1915The Mexican Herald, 6 August 1915, but if all were revalidated, they must have been issued after 17 December   250001 450000 200,000 20,000,000 Convention
oval Secretaría seal on reverse
REVALIDADO on face, round TESORERIA stamp on reverse
includes numbers 253175CNBanxico #10759 to 444615
450001 550000 100,000 10,000,000 oval Secretaría seal on reverse
REVALIDADO on face, round TESORERIA stamp on reverse
includes numbers 520928CNBanxico #3289 and 520940CNBanxico #3292
550001 680000 130,000 13,000,000 oval Secretaría seal on reverse
REVALIDADO on face, round TESORERIA stamp on reverse 
          oval Secretaría seal on reverse
REVALIDADO on face, round TESORERIA stamp on reverse
includes numbers 688417CNBanxico #3327 and 698179CNBanxico #3294

 

More work is required on distinguishing between the various colours of the background and the tints of the Secretaría seal.

On 15 May 1916 a large quantity of $100 notes that had never left the Oficina Impresora del Timbre were burnt in the Oficina in the presence of Rafael Nieto, Nicédora Zambrano, Alberto J. Pani and other dignitaries. There were 40 packets of 500 sheets of eight notes each, 18 packets of 500 sheets of four notes each, and a packet of 10 sheets of eight notes each, a total of 196,080 notes with a value of $19,608,000. It is not known whether these were Mexico City or Veracruz, or whether they has already been numberedEl Demócrata, Tomo III, Núm. 524, 16 May 1916.