Design features

Type F
Size 155 x 66 mm
Material Cotton paper

The key motif is the image of the first and main head of Mexico 's independence movement, Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla. His image is accompanied by a drawing composed of the Dolores church bell and two towers from the same church. The illustration refers to the cry of Dolores, when Miguel Hidalgo rang the bell to call the people to start the independence movement. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla.



A key visual element is a scenic view of the University of Guanajuato, together with the university's interior window and a relief drawing of one of its doors, as well as a frog that refers to Guanajuato, and a representation of the city's architecture.


The predominant colors on the banknote are pink and violet.
In circulation as of April 7, 2008.

Security features

Intaglio and embossing perceptible by touch Perfect register Fluorescent ink
Color-shifting element Folio numbers  
3D-thread Microprinting  
Security thread Linear background  
Watermark Cotton paper