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Gobierno Provisional de México Veracruz $50 notes

(1) These were Series E and dated 1 December 1914. They had imprint 'MEXICO OFICINA DEL GOBIERNO', title 'EL O. M. ENCARGADO DEL SRIA DE HACIENDA, and underprint Type 1.

GPV 50 24656

GPV 50 24656 reverse

(2) Some had suffix 'Z' after the serial number.

Anastasio Rojas, in his report, records that up to 30 April 1915 the Oficina Impresora de Billetes in Veracruz had, in April, printed 60,000 $50 notes. The “Tórculos” press had produced 91,760 notes and there were 37,867 notes were still in the officelisted as 24,867 in Folio y Corte and 13,000 in Revisión y Entrega. After acknowledging 200,000 notes printed in Mexico City, this left 103,773 notes to make up the decreed sum of $20,000,000CEHM, Fondo-XXI, carpeta 39, legajo 4265.

The earlier note had an oval Secretaría de Hacienda seal and Resellado stamp while the later notes had a round Secretaría de Hacienda seal and round Impresora stamp. On 8 December Nicéforo Zambrano listed the serial numbers of the notes that had a printed (as opposed to embossed) Secretaría seal.

OP oval Secretaria 50   OP round Secretaria 50    OP embossed 50
oval  Secretaría seal   printed Secretaría seal   embossed Secretaría seal

 

    OP Impresora 50
    Impresora de Billetes Veracruz

 

To summarise

Date of issue Date on note Series from to total
number
total
value
 
  1 December 1914 E         oval Secretaría seal, Impresora and Yucatán stamps on reverse
includes number 24656
          oval Secretaría de Hacienda seal, Resellado stamp on reverse
includes numbers 66946CNBanxico #3235 to 143446CNBanxico #3233
  200001 280000 80,000 $4,000,000 printed round Secretaría de Hacienda seal, Impresora stamp on reverse
  280001 344000 64,000 3,200,000 embossed round Secretaría de Hacienda seal, Impresora stamp on reverse
  344001 360000 16,000 800,000 printed round Secretaría de Hacienda seal on reverse
          round Secretaría de Hacienda seal, Impresora stamp on reverse
includes numbers 357576CNBanxico #3237 to 509429