Paper Money of Chihuahua

.. by Simon Prendergast

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Home The History The sábanas Counterfeit $5 sábanas Type 5

Counterfeit $5 sábanas Type 5

The characteristics from the other notice of December 1914 are:

GENUINECOUNTERFEIT

letters 'O' of 'VALIDO AL PORTADOR POR' are incomplete with a twirl towards the centre

letters are closed and completely round

comma after 'Chihuahua'

no comma after 'Chihuahua' and full stop at end missing

'Gobernador Provisional del Estado'

'Gobernador Provisional del Estada'
full stop after 'Gobernador Provisional del Estado' missing

inkspot in front of the 'S' of Vargas'signature is much smaller

no full stops at end of 'Tesorero Gral del Estado' and in the 'M' of Chao's signature

One of the notes with 'Estada' (Series B 4291) was marked 'COUNTERFEIT SOLD FOR SOUVENIR'

 

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