Mexico new 50-peso polymer note (B705a) confirmed

The Bank of Mexico plans to issue a new family of banknotes designed primarily to improve security and ease identification by the blind through the use of different tactile marks and varying sizes for each denomination. The first note of this new series is the $50 (US$4.60), details of which were revealed today as follows.B705 (P123): 50 pesos (US$2.60)

Magenta. Front: Spanish text; stylized butterfly; crossed cannons, bow and arrow; José María Morelos; map of Mexico as registration device. Back: Spanish text; map of Mexico; bank seal; Mechuaca glyph; 18th century aqueduct in Morelia, Michoacan; monarch butterflies. No security thread. Watermark: None. Printer: BANCO DE MÉXICO. 127 x 66 mm. Polymer (Guardian). a. 5 NOV. 2004. Sig. 10: Heréndira. Series A. Intro: 00.11.2006.

Courtesy of Thomas Krause.

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