$100 notes of the Banco de Sonora

The 100 pesos note has the vignette of Hortensia Corral Velez while the main vignette is of a stock image from the ABNC entitled “Off the Harbor”. This is similar to Die Proof No. 121 “Clipper No. 2” of the British American Bank Note Company, of Ottowa, Canada.

Off the Harbor   Clipper
Off the Harbor   Clipper No 2

 

Sonora 100 X 1856

Sonora 100 X 1856 reverse

Date of issueDate on noteSeriesfromtoInterventorGerentePresidente 
  1 November 1898 K 1 1500 Pesqueira Müller Ruiz  
  30 June 1899 X 1501   Pesqueira Müller Ruiz includes numbers 1586 to 1856
1 January 1900 Y   2500 Pesqueira Müller   includes number 2484

 

Sonora 100 A1 2736

Sonora 100 A1 2736 reverse

Date of issueDate on noteSeriesfromtoInterventorGerentePresidente 
  1 July 1901 A1 2501 3500 Pesqueira Müller Castro  
  1 July 1903 / 1 July 1902
  
D  3501  3700 Ainslie   Müller   Bley   includes numbers 3567 to 3660
  E  3701  3900  
  F  3901  4100 includes numbers 3931 to 3997
  G 4101  4300 includes number 4106
  H  4301 4500 includes number 4483
  15 November 1904 J 4501 4700 Monteverde Müller Castro  
K 4701 4800
  14 August 1906 / 1 January 1906 L 4801 5000 Monteverde Müller Castro  
1 December 1907 / 1 January 1906 M 5001 5200 Monteverde Müller Castro  
N 5201 5300   Müller Bley  
  24 November 1909 CD 5301 5500 Monteverde Brauer Bley  
CE 5501 5700
CF 5701 5800
  2 January 1911
CG 5801 6000 Monteverde Brauer Bley  
CH 6001 6100 stolen in transit, March 1911
6101 6200  
CJ 6201 6300
6301 6400 stolen in transit, March 1911
CK 6401 6600  
CL 6601 6700 stolen in transit, March 1911
6701 6800  
CM 6801 7000
CN 7001 7100 stolen in transit, March 1911
7101 7200  
CO 7201 7400
CP 7401 7500
7501 7600 stolen in transit, March 1911
CQ 7601 7800  
    DR 7801 8000       not issued
DS 8001 8200
DT 8201 8400
DU 8401 8600
DV 8601 8800
DW 8801 9000
DX 9001 9200
DY 9201 9400
DZ 9401 9600
DA 9601 9800

 

In March 1911 an employee of Wells Fargo, W. A. Hawkins, stole 500 new $100 notes while transporting them from Hermosillo to MazatlánEl Paso Herald, 29 March 1911. Hawkins and his accomplice were arrested in Autlan, Jalisco and the $45,000 recovered returned via a circuitous route of Guadalajara, Mexico City, El Paso, Tucson and Nogales to HermosilloTucson Daily Citizen, 22 April 1911.