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Mexi-Money Modified

Those who like to use pesos in lieu of dollars when you visit Mexico will be interested to learn of the new, albeit temporary, look of the popular 100- and 200-peso notes. According to the daily Frontera, the Banco de Mexico will be releasing 50 million of the fancy billetes.

Roughly equating the 10- and 20-dollar bills in U.S. currency, the new bills are being introduced in honor of Mexico's impending 200th anniversary as an independent nation. The new bills will feature patriotic themes. The 200-peso note will have a scenario depicting Hidalgo and Costilla creating the flag of the Revolutionary Army on one side, and an image of the Angel of Independencia statue that is in Mexico City on the obverse. The 100-peso note will feature a scene of a locomotive pulling cars loaded with Mexican revolutionary soldiers from the 1910 Revolution on one side and soldiers with their "Adelitas" on the other.

The change in look is not permanent, as the banks will gradually take the bills out of circulation when they show signs of wear. Unlike the current 100- and 200-peso notes, which are made of paper, these commemorative bills will be made of plastic.

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Those who like to use pesos in lieu of dollars when you visit Mexico will be interested to learn of the new, albeit temporary, look of the popular 100- and 200-peso notes. According to the daily Frontera, the Banco de Mexico will be releasing 50 million of the fancy billetes.

Roughly equating the 10- and 20-dollar bills in U.S. currency, the new bills are being introduced in honor of Mexico's impending 200th anniversary as an independent nation. The new bills will feature patriotic themes. The 200-peso note will have a scenario depicting Hidalgo and Costilla creating the flag of the Revolutionary Army on one side, and an image of the Angel of Independencia statue that is in Mexico City on the obverse. The 100-peso note will feature a scene of a locomotive pulling cars loaded with Mexican revolutionary soldiers from the 1910 Revolution on one side and soldiers with their "Adelitas" on the other.

The change in look is not permanent, as the banks will gradually take the bills out of circulation when they show signs of wear. Unlike the current 100- and 200-peso notes, which are made of paper, these commemorative bills will be made of plastic.

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