Celaya

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Another series of three values (20c, 50c and $1)

On 11 April 1915 in reply to a message that the lack of small change was leading to his troops committing outragesABarragán, caja III, exp. 10, f. 11 telegram Obregón, Celaya, to Carranza, Veracruz, 11 April 1915 Carranza told Obregón in Celaya that as he could not send any currency Obregón could issue his own or authorise local businesses to do so, guaranteeing the same with deposits of Constitutionalist notesABarragán, caja III, exp. 10, f. 10 telegram Carranza, Veracruz, to Obregón, Celaya, 11 April 1915. However, Obregón replied that he did not have the necessary equipment and it would be easier to produce the currency in VeracruzABarragán, caja III, exp. 10, f. 40 telegram Obregón to Carranza, Veracruz, 12 April 1915.

Chamacuero

A 20 centavos note.

Ciudad González

Ciudad González (now San Felipe) is a town and municipality at the northernmost tip of the state (the town was founded in 1562, with the name San Felipe in honour of Phillip II of Spain. In 1889 the name was changed to Ciudad González in honor of the then governor of Guanajuato, Manuel González. The name was again changed in 1938, this time to Ciudad Hernández Álvarez, after governor Enrique Herández Álvarez. In 1948 the city's name was reverted to the original name of  San Felipe).

The notes state that they were temporary (TRANSITORIO), for local use (EMISION LOCAL) and issued by the Junta de Administración Municipal with the approval of the state government.

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5c         includes numbers 04030CNBanxico #11001 to 21577CNBanxico #4108
10c         includes number 6458CNBanxico #4109 to 89490CNBanxico #11002
20c         includes numbers 04081 to 05536CNBanxico #4110

 

Their design is similar to the cartones issued in San Luis Potosí. The title ‘Junta de Administración Municipal’ dates these notes to the period when the Carrancista governor, José Siurob, reorganised the state’s administration, establishing Juntas de Administración Civil in all the municipalities and smaller entities. The Junta de Administración Civil in Ciudad González was led by Mayor Bulmaro E. Covarrubias.