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1914-1994 | 2002-2017

 

 

20 Pesos, 2002 Polymer

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First polymer note issued by Mexico.

Front: Benito Juarez (1806-1872), President of Mexico for five terms: 1858-1861 (interim), 1861-1865, 1865-1867, 1867-1871 and 1871-1872

Back: A monument to Benito Juarez, "Hemiciclo A Juarez" in Mexico City

 

Benito Juarez Monument

Benito Juarez Monument

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20 Pesos, 2006 (2007) Polymer

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Front: Benito Juarez (1806-1872), President of Mexico for five terms: 1858-1861 (interim), 1861-1865, 1865-1867, 1867-1871 and 1871-1872

Back: Monte Albán pre-Columbian archaeological ruins in Oaxaca

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Monte Albán Archaeological Ruins

Monte Albán Archaeological Ruins

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50 Pesos, 2005 Polymer

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Front: José María Morelos (1765-1815), leader of Mexican revolution against Spain

Back: Aqueduct, built in 1785 with 253 arches, in Morelia, Michoacán

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Aqueduct in Morelia

Aqueduct in Morelia

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100 Pesos, 2012

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Front: Nezahualcóyotl (1402-1472), ruler of the city-state of Texcoco in pre-Columbian Mexico

Back: Ruins of Tenochtitlán

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Ruins of Tenochtitlán

Ruins of Tenochtitlán

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200 Pesos, 2007

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Front: Juana de Asbaje also known as Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), a self-taught scholar and poet of the Baroque school, and Hieronymite nun of New Spain

Back: Hacienda Panoaya, where Juana de Asbaje lived from 3 to 8 years old

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Hacienda Panoaya

Hacienda Panoaya

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500 Pesos, 2012

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Front: Painting "Desnudo con Alcatraces" by Rivera; Diego Rivera (1886-1957), prominent Mexican painter and the husband of Frida Kahlo

Back: Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), Mexican painter; sex-death-rebirth: Love's Embrace of the Universe by Kahlo

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painting by Kahlo

painting by Kahlo

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1000 Pesos, 2006

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Front: Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753-1811), Mexican Catholic priest and a leader of the Mexican War of Independence

Back: University of Guanajuato

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University of Guanajuato

University of Guanajuato

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100 Pesos, 2007 (2009) Polymer
Commemorates the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution

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Front: Locomotive that carried revolutionary troops in 1910

Back: Del Porfirismo a la Revolución, a mural by David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974)

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Del Porfirismo a la Revolución

Del Porfirismo a la Revolución

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200 Pesos, 2008 (2009)
Commemorates the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence

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Front: Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla with a banner, from Jesus Enrique Emilio de la Helguera Evans' painting "Don Miguel Hidalgo

Back: Angel of Independence, officially known as Independence Monument, in Mexico City was built in 1910 to commemorate the centennial of the beginning of Mexico's War of Independence.

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Angel of Independence

Angel of Independence

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50 Pesos, 2013 Polymer

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Front: José María Morelos (1765-1815), leader of Mexican revolution against Spain

Back: Aqueduct, built in 1785 with 253 arches, in Morelia, Michoacán

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Aqueduct of Morelia

Aqueduct of Morelia

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100 Pesos, 2017
Commemorates 100th Annivsersary of the Mexican Constitution

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Front: Venustiano Carranza (1859-1920), Mexico's president 1917-1920 and Luis Manuel Rojas, chairman of Congress

Back: An assembly of congressmen

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1914-1994 | 2002-2017

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Mexico, located immediately south of the United States, gained independence from Spain in 1821. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Mexico.

 

 

 

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