$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

Print dateOther datesSeriesfromtoDateAdditional
date
InterventorGerentePresidenteNotes
Nov 1897   K 1 1500 1/11/1898   Pesqueira Müller Ruiz  
April 1899     X 1501            
      30/6/1899   Pesqueira Müller Ruiz
Y   2500 1/1/1900   Pesqueira Müller  

 

Sonora 100 A1 2736

Sonora 100 A1 2736 reverse

Print dateOther datesSeriesfromtoDateAdditional
date
InterventorGerentePresidenteNotes
May 1901   A1 2501 3500 1/7/1901   Pesqueira Müller Castro

 

May 1902     3501              
  D     1/7/1902        
    1/7/1902 1/7/1903      
  F     1/7/1902 1/7/1903 Ainslie Müller Bley
  G              
      4500          
Sep 1904 11 Nov 19041 J 4501 4700 15/11/04   Monteverde Müller Castro  
K 4701 4800
Oct 1905 23 Dec 19051 L 4801 5000 1/1/1906 14/8/1906 Monteverde Müller Castro  
M 5001 5200 1/12/1907 Monteverde Müller Castro  
N 5201 5300 1/12/1907   Müller Bley  
Aug 1909 12 Nov 19091 CD 5301 5500 24/11/1909   Monteverde Brauer Bley  
CE 5501 5700
CF 5701 5800
Sep 1910 23 Dec 19101 CG 5801 6000 2/1/1911   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  
Sep 1912 7 Feb 19131:
18 Feb 19132
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

Note in 'Other dates': 1. Date dispatched by ABNC
2. Date delivered in Mexico

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.