Mexican 100-peso note wins international award

Bank of Mexico

The International Bank Note Society, a non-profit collectors’ association, awarded the Mexican 100-peso banknote its “Bank Note of the Year Award” for 2020.

The polymer issue was one of 24 banknotes nominated for the annual honour. The winner is chosen by the IBNS’s membership, which numbers about 2,000.

The Mexican note features Juana Ines de la Cruz, a seventeenth-century poet, prose writer, composer, intellectual and nun. On the reverse, the note depicts a monarch butterfly preserve. The

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