Gobierno Provisional de México Veracruz $20 notes

These were all Series D and dated 1 December 1914. 

(1) In his notice of 28 September 1915 the Jefe de Hacienda in Puebla, José Mayoral, said that there were three different printings of $20 notes. The first were identifiable by not having the word 'PESOS' superimposed on the '20'. These have the imprint 'MEXICO OFICINA DEL GOBIERNO', title 'EL O. M. ENCARGADO DEL SRIA. DE HACIENDA', underprint Type 2 and flat base ‘2’s on front and reverse.

In its notification the Jefatura de Hacienda in Puebla said that with the second printing the word PESOS was added to the corner figures and the ‘medallion’ in the centre had the peso sign entwining the numerals. A third impression bears a circular seal (sello de lacre) on the reverse stating SECRETARIA DE HACIENDA – TESORERIA DE LA FEDERACION with VERACRUZ in the centre.

(2a) One type had imprint 'OFICINA DEL GOBIERNO', title 'EL O. M. ENCARGADO DEL SRIA. DE HACIENDA', underprint Type 2 and curved flat base ‘2’s on front and reverse.

(2b) Another had imprint 'OFICINA DEL GOBIERNO', title 'EL O. M. ENCARGADO DEL SRIA. DE HACIENDA', underprint Type 3 and curved flat base ‘2’s on front and reverse.

(3) Another had imprint 'MEXICO OFICINA DEL GOBIERNO', title 'EL O. M. ENCARGADO DEL SRIA. DE HACIENDA', underprint Type 1 and fancy base ‘2’s on front and reverse

(4a) Another had imprint 'MEXICO OFICINA DEL GOBIERNO', title 'EL O. M. ENCARGADO DEL SRIA. DE HACIENDA', underprint Type 3 and fancy base ‘2’s on front and reverse.

(4b) Some of these had suffix 'C' after the serial number

Anastasio Rojas, in his report, records that up to 30 April 1915 the Oficina Impresora de Billetes in Veracruz had printed 382,000 $20 notes (98,000 in January 1915 and 284,000 in March). The “Tórculos” press had produced 130,368 notes, leaving 487,632 notes to make up the decreed sum of $20,000,000CEHM, Fondo-XXI, carpeta 39, legajo 4265.

On 30 Octoberber Nicéforo Zambrano listed the numbers of the notes that had been revalidated with printed or embossed stamps by the Oficina Impresora de Billetes

Date of issue Date on note Series from to Comment
  1 December 1914 D      
       
  2828001 2829000 printed seal
  2829001 2830000 embossed seal
  2830001 2831000 printed seal
  2831001 2834000 embossed seal
  2834001 2835000 printed seal
  2835001 2836000 embossed seal
  2836001 2839000 printed seal
  2839001 2844000 embossed seal
  2844001 2849000 printed seal
  2849001 2850000 embossed seal
  2850001   printed seal