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Counterfeit $10 sábanas Type 13

The notice from Parral lists a type with the following characteristics:

GENUINE COUNTERFEIT
Vargas’ signature is in a different type, being a little larger and compact
The first dot of Vargas’ signature is noticeably further from the ‘S’
Much thinner and rougher paper
‘DIEZ PESOS’ on reverse is more separated
Imprint ‘IMPRENTA DEL GOBIERNO. CHIH.’ is larger and clearer

If it refers to this Series A 'No. Num.' counterfeit, the writer missed the most obvious difference:

GENUINE COUNTERFEIT

Commas in 'VALIDO, AL PORTADOR, POR'

No commas

 

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