Currency of the Banco de Morelos

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M417b, from the San Dimas Collection
Mexico 1910 5 pesos rM417b ev JS.jpg

five pesos

Frampton, et al., note various issues of this note dated 1903-04 and 1910 along with an overprint from Acapulco (Fr M417c). It is not common.

Catalog reference: Frampton M417b.

ten pesos

M418b, from the San Dimas Collection
Mexico 1910 10 pesos M418b rev JS.jpg

Frampton, et al., note various issues of this note dated 1903-04 and 1910 along with an overprint from Acapulco (Fr M418c). Tho not common, it is the most available denomination from this bank.

Catalog reference: Frampton M418b.

twenty pesos

Heritage sale 39062, lot 32075
image courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries
another M419b, from the San Dimas Collection
Mexico 1910 20 pesos M419b rev JS.jpg

The first specimen was sold in a Heritage internet sale (Dallas, June 2009) for $94. The catalog description noted, "Mexico Banco de Morelos 20 Pesos 1910 Several appealing vignettes are seen on this Series D note with black ink and a blue underprint. Two women are featured in the vignette at left and the vignette at right includes a woman seated next to a lion. The margins are rough in places and a few tears are observed along with pinholes. The paper retains plenty of snap. Fine." Frampton, et al., note various issues of this note dated 1903-04 and 1910 along with an overprint from Acapulco (Fr M419c).

Catalog reference: Pick S347b, Frampton M419b.

fifty pesos

Heritage sale 39071, lot 31071
image courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries
another M420b, from the San Dimas Collection
Mexico 1910 50 pesos M420b rev JS.jpg

The first specimen was sold in a Heritage internet sale (Dallas, July 2009) for $184. The catalog description noted, "Mexico 50 Pesos El Banco De Morelos 1910. The Krause reference list[s] this note at $75 in Good and $150 in Fine. Very Good." Frampton, et al., note various issues of this note dated 1903 and 1910. This type is much scarcer than the $20 shown above.

Recorded issue: unknown.

Catalog reference: Pick S348b, Frampton M420b.

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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