Currency of the Banco de Hidalgo

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M368r, from the San Dimas Collection
Mexico c1914 peso M368r rev JS.jpg

one peso

This specimen was issued 1914 only and is fairly common. This specimen is a punch-cancelled remainder and is much more common than an issued note.

Recorded issue: unknown.

Catalog reference: Frampton M368r, 184 x 82 mm.

five pesos

M369r, from the San Dimas Collection
Mexico c1914 5 pesos M369r rev JS.jpg

This specimen was issued 1902 and 1913-14 and is fairly common. This specimen is a punch-cancelled remainder and is much more common than an issued note. A Tulancingo overprint (M369d) exists which is scarce.

Recorded issue: unknown.

Catalog reference: Frampton M369r, 184 x 82 mm.

ten pesos

M370b, from the San Dimas Collection
Mexico 1914 10 pesos M370b rev JS.jpg

This specimen was issued 1902-14 and is slightly scarce. A Tulancingo overprint (M369d) exists which is scarce.

Recorded issue: unknown.

Catalog reference: Frampton M370b, 184 x 82 mm.

twenty pesos

M371b, from the San Dimas Collection
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Dept. of Hacienda stamp on reverse of M371b

This specimen was issued 1910-14 and is fairly common. A Tulancingo overprint (M371e) exists which is scarce.

Recorded issue: unknown.

Catalog reference: Frampton M371b, 184 x 82 mm.

fifty pesos

Heritage sale 3510, lot 15156
image courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries
M372a, from the San Dimas Collection
Mexico 1910 50 pesos M372a rev JS.jpg

The first specimen was sold in Heritage sale 3510 (Memphis, TN, June 2010) for $690. The catalog description noted, "Mexico 50 Pesos 1.9.1910 El Banco de Hidalgo. Reportedly only 10,000 notes were printed for this issue and Pick does not list any prices above Fine. This is an attractive Very Fine-Extremely Fine example." Frampton, et al., note various issues of this note dated 1902-10, all scarce to rare. Cancelled notes ("AMORTIZADO", Fr M372r) are common.

Recorded issue: unknown.

Catalog reference: Pick S308a, Frampton M372a.

one hundred pesos

Heritage sale 3514, lot 15293
image courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was sold in Heritage sale 3514 (Long Beach, CA, September 2011) for $1,725. The catalog description noted, "Mexico El Banco de Hidalgo 100 Pesos 21.4.1914. The monument to Miguel Hidalgo is represented at left on this scarce note, while a portrait of Juan C. Doria is seen at right. The back design features a city view of Pachuca. A Series C example, this note is graded PMG Very Fine 20." Frampton, et al., note various issues of this note dated 1903-14, all scarce to rare. One overprint from Tulancingo (M373b) is recorded.

Recorded issue: unknown.

Catalog reference: Pick S309a, Frampton M373a.

Source:

  • Frampton, Cory, Duane Douglas, Alberto Hidalgo and Elmer Powell, Mexican Paper Money, 2010 Edition, Carefree, AZ: Mexican Coin Co., 2010.

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