La Tesoreria de la Junta Comercial de Chalchicomula
Chalchicomula (now Ciudad Serdán) is a city in the east of the state, just off the route from Puebla to Veracruz.
On 13 June 1916 the Junta Comercial, with the approval of the Jefatura de Armas and Ayuntamiento[text needed], issued a series of notes to supplement Carranza’s infalsificables.
Some $1 notes are known overprinted ‘Solo Vale CINCUENTA CENTAVOS Papel Infalsificable’.
|10c||includes numbers 003447 to 095818CNBanxico #5923|
|20c||includes numbers 08858 to 73198|
|50c||includes numbers 06202 to 45402|
|$1||includes numbers 10501CNBanxico #5920 to 41069CNBanxico #11909|
The higher value notes carry the printed signatures of Raymundo Abasolo, as Presidente, José María de la Torre as Tesorero and Ricardo R. Sarmiento as Secretario, whilst the two lower values only had space for de la Torre’s facsimile.
|Raymundo Abasolo was listed in a 1903-1904 directory as running a general store (tienda mixta).|
|José María de la Torre|
|Ricardo R. Sarmiento was a deputy to the state congress in 1917 and helped to draft the new Constitution.|