Coatepec is a town 14 kilometres south of Xalapa, located in the eastern slopes of the Pico de Orizaba, and famous for its coffee plantations.

Various merchants issued notes based on a similar design. They were to add to the amount of fractional money in circulation and would be exchangeable for banknotes (usually in multiples of five pesos).

Alfonso Amoros

A 10c note.

Antonio Viveros

5c, 10c and 50c

Benigno Neira


Maximiano Ortiz


Maximiliano Ortiz Rivera had a grocery shop on the corner of calle Jiménez del Campillo and calle Galeana (now Constitución), where he also sold coffee from his finca “Columbia”.