(printed by el Banco de México)
The Bank of Mexico send that emission to the circulation the 21 of November of 2006 with reasons of facilitating to the handicapped the identification of the denomination of the pieces and to make difficult to the falsification of banknotes, improving the security characteristics.
With the reason to improve the identification of the denomination by handicapped people, the H. Congress of the Union established in the Monetary Law of the Mexican United States that the banknotes will have to contain one or several characteristics that allow to identify their denomination to the handicapped people. So that the people with visual deficiencies can identify the notes exist two techniques :
The impression of sensible marks to the tact.
The use of different sizes for each denomination.
|$20||polymer||120 mm||66 mm|
|$50||polymer||127 mm||66 mm|
|$100||paper||134 mm||66 mm|
|$200||paper||141 mm||66 mm|
|$500||paper||148 mm||66 mm|
|$1,000||paper||155 mm||66 mm|
The first banknote of this family in circulation was the one of 50 pesos in polymer. The 20 pesos one followed in 2007 in polymer, the 1000 and 200 one in 2008 in paper and the 100 and 500 one in 2010 in paper.
During that emission, the absence of letters “I” notices and “O” in the series and subseries not to confuse them with numbers 1 and 0.
The Bank of Mexico began the circulation of notes of :
100 pesos printed in polymer, in horizontal format, commemorating the Centenary of the beginning of the Mexican Revolution.
200 pesos printed in paper, in vertical format, commemorating the Bicentennial of the Independence of Mexico.
These commemorative notes have legal tender, but people who are interested can keep them in memory of those events. Note that these commemorative notes will not replace those currently in circulation, but coexist with them, and the Central Bank will withdraw once they have completed their useful life.