More and more people are joining the ranks of banknote and coin collectors, distributed all over the world, numismatists are looking for some holy grail that might appear, this phenomenon explains the growth of specialized sites that offer banknotes and coins as collector’s items. The case we will analyze today is case a a 50 peso billwhich exceeds 10 thousand times the value of only 50 pesos.
Numismatics is a science that encompasses the study banknotes and coins, as well as related objects such as securities, medals, certificates of payment and everything that bears witness to the economic, commercial and political history of human beings; but also includes collectors of these items. These collectors will be especially interested in this 50 peso note which reaches a value of 500 thousand pesos.
On specialized sites you can see great offers for different banknotes and coins collecting, by which it is understood that for many it is configured in a widely profitable or speculative activity. The value of the collector’s item is determined by this case 50 pesos its high value is due to the scarcity of specimens for any reason, belonging to a special or commemorative edition, antiquity, printing or minting, as well as any feature that makes the specimen a particularly rare good. In the case of this a 50 peso bill an error in its printing makes it unique.
This specimen 50 pesos especially has a typographical error, but this edition a 50 peso bill was awarded as “The Best Ticket Bank of the Year 2021″ of the International Society for banknotes bank (IBNS). It also belongs to a commemorative edition that is highly valued by collectors banknotes and coins.
The Bank of Mexico or Banxico points out that this ticket presents some special features for the polymer edition and safety precautions that appeal to collectors banknotes and coins they must pay special attention if they want to receive or pay a copy of the 500 thousand pesos appearing in the offer. It must be taken into account that if the state of preservation of the specimen is not good, all other conditions can be rejected, i.e. no matter how unique it is banknotes and coinsif it is not well preserved, its value will decrease significantly.
Security measures present in a 50 peso bill:
- touch-sensitive reliefs
- Fluorescence when exposed to ultraviolet light
- Foil for cultivation, linear backgrounds
- Transparent round window
- A butterfly wing that changes color when exposed to light
- Multi-colored denominations and indelible serial numbers (must not be erased by scraping).
Let’s see what aspects should be considered when checking this a 50 peso billaccording to the parameters of the connoisseur in banknotes and coins. Obverse: An image of the city of Tenochtitlan which is a reproduction of Diego Rivera’s mural entitled “La gran Tenochtitlan” (as seen from the market of Tlatelolco), in this image an eagle poses on a nopal representing the monolith known as “Teocalli de the Sacred” Rat”. Reverse: The 50 pesos they show the ecosystems of the rivers, lakes and waterways of Xochimilco; an axolotl is shown above the river at the bottom.