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Commercial concerns (west central Michoacán)

Michoacan commercial west centralCotija

A. M. Serafin, S. E. C.

Serafin 3c

  from to total
number
total
value
 
3c         includes number 1072

 

handsigned by Geronimo Gonzales and dated 20 January 19[  ] on the reverse.

Chavéz Cisneros records that in 1917 (the Year of Famine) there was also a shortage of small change, that was supplemented by fichas issued by businesses in the larger towns of Sahuayo, Jiquilpan and Cotija and the smaller town of San José de GracíaEsteban Chavéz Cisneros, Quitupán, Ensayo histórico y estadístico, Morelia, 1954, p. 152.

Tinguindín

Francisco Rodríguez

Rodriguez 1c

Rodriguez 1c reverse

A 1c note dated 8 March 1915. Francisco Rodríguez ran La Ori[          ], situated in the Portal Morelos in Tinguindín.

José M. Carranza

Carranza 5c

Carranza 5c reverse

José Carranza ran the "Imprenta Guadalupana".

Tacátzcuaro

Empresa de Desagüe de la Laguna de la Magdalena

Laguna 1

It was claimed in 1913 that when this company completed its work of drainage it would produce some 250,000 hectolitres of maize or garbanzo and a good quantity of beans. In July 1913 its workers complained that the owner, Emiliano Guizar Valencia, was only paying them when it pleased him, blaming the revolutionaries, although he had plenty of moneyEl Independiente, 8 July 1913.

This note from a later period, printed by M. Iguíniz in Guadalajara, was valid for two months and redeemable in infalsificables or their equivalence. Dick Long in his November 1974 auction list a uniface proof in red and a uniface proof in light green as well as the issued note.

Zacán

Gerardo G. Martínez

G Martinez 20cPurépero

We know of a series of notes issued by merchants in Purépero from Abril 1915 to February 1916 to counter a lack of small change.

David Fernández C.

D Fernandez 20c

D Fernandez 20c reverse

  series from to total
number
total
value
 
20c CH         includes number 0654

 

Joaquín Moreno

Moreno 10c

Moreno 10c reverse

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total
value
 
10c          

 

The date stamp is probably of Melesio Moreno.

Eliseo G. Melgoza

Melgoza 20c

Melgoza 20c reverse

  series from to total
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total
value
 
20c E         includes number 0481

 

Eliseo G. Melgoza ran "La Argentina".

Ramón C. García

Garcia 50c

Garcia 50c reverse

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number
total
value
 
50c          

J. R. Heredia

Heredia 5c

Heredia 5c reverse

La Virgen

La Virgen is located in the municipality of Zacapú.

La Sociedad de Obreros

Sociedad 1c

Sociedad 2c

Sociedad 5c

Sociedad 10c

Sociedad 20c

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number
total
value
 
1c         includes numbers 209CNBanxico #11565 to 4574
2c         includes number 192CNBanxico #11566 to 321
5c         includes numbers 208 to CNBanxico #11568 
10c         includes number 388
20c         includes numbers 160 to 965CNBanxico #11569 

 

Another issue with the date 20 March 1915

Sociedad 20c 2

Sociedad 50c

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number
total
value
 
5c         includes numberCNBanxico #11567
20c         includes numbers 1022CNBanxico #5165 to 1297
50c          

 

and another with the date 17 April 1915

  from to total
number
total
value
 
1c         includes number 564CNBanxico #5164
50c          

 

"La Unión Mercantil" Sociedad de Obreros

Union Mercantil 5c

Union Mercantil 10c

  from to total
number
total
value
 
5c          
10c         includes number 14

 Zacapú

M. Zubiri y Cia.

Zubiri 10c

Zubiri 10c reverse

Zubiri 20c

 Flores y Cipres

We know of a 10c light grey-cream cartón[image needed] dated 1[0] June 191[5].