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Banknote Of The Year 2020 (Winner April 17 2021)

 
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 Posted 04/18/2021  5:06 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Lion Alchemist to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello everyone, just to share that yesterday The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) announced the winner of Bank Note of the Year Award, which is the 100 Mexican peso banknote with the image of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, here is the information. Best regards


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The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) announces that its voting membership has selected the Banco de Mexico to receive its annual prestigious "Bank Note of the Year Award" for 2020.

The vertical format note is printed on polymer and features one of Mexico's national heroines and poet/writer Sor Juana Indes de la Cruz. The reverse "piece de resistance" image features a temperate forest ecosystem which is known worldwide as the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve. The design continues to highlight Mexican cultural and historic characteristics with new graphic motifs.

The Banco de Mexico was both the printer and issuer of this award-winning design banknote, which is part of the bank's current G Series introduced in 2018. Produced by the Banco de Mexico's new printing complex located in Jalisco, which began operation just before the coronavirus pandemic, the banknote has significantly improved security features which coordinate the transition to a polymer substrate.




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 Posted 04/18/2021  9:25 pm  Show Profile   Check yellow88's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add yellow88 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Lovely design and very appealing.

At $5.00 USD a virtual bargain. I'd like to have one.
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 Posted 04/19/2021  03:39 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add redlock to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice design. A deserving winner!
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 Posted 04/19/2021  08:08 am  Show Profile   Check walk2dwater's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add walk2dwater to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Lovely design for sure.
(and issued with 5 signature combinations! Should make things interesting for collectors)

Here's a link for the reverse design:
http://www.banknote.ws/COLLECTION/c...020-0100.htm
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 Posted 04/19/2021  4:36 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Lion Alchemist to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Does anyone know which signature combo is(are) the tough one(s)?


I guess it would be Javier Eduardo Guzmán Calafell because this year he ended his role as deputy governor of the Bank of Mexico. He was already replaced by Galia Borja Gómez so there is six signature combination. Best regards

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 Posted 04/20/2021  10:13 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add redlock to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Does anyone know which signature combo is(are) the tough one(s)?


I still do not understand why Mexican banknotes have so many signature varieties
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 Posted Today  8H 20M ago  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CelticKnot to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That's a great-looking note. It's going for around $12-15 on ebay shipped, but if you have some other notes you want to add to your world note collection (as I do) you can cobmine shipping with some other notes to get it down to the $11-12 range, depending on the seller.

Some of the other candidates for banknote of the year were very nice as well. The Thailaind 1,000 Baht, the Bahamas $5, the Fiji $50 and the Scotish 20 Pound are all notes I'd like to have in my collection. They, however, are not nearly as affordable as the 100 Peso note. I also like that the new Zimbabwe $20 made it to the list. I actually have that note, another affordable one.

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I don't like it at all, but everyone has his own preferences.
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I liked it very much and got one as soon as it came out.
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