After ten years in circulation, the Bank of Mexico withdrew the hundred-peso bill with Nezahualcóyotl on its front.
This Thursday, Banxico presented the new design, which features one of the most important women in the history of Mexico, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Just on November 12, the day of the birth of Sor Juana, the General Director of Issuance and Main Cashier, Alejandro Alegre made the official presentation.
In addition to Sor Juana, in its design are some important points of the country.
“Not only is it a better means of payment, it is also a sample of the cultural richness that fills us with pride,” he said.
In the back part the national ecosystem is represented. The fauna, flora and heritage, temperate forests and also the monarch butterfly with pines and oaks, which flies over the Biosphere Reserve that is declared as world heritage of natural type.
Meet the # NewBillete100 that pays homage to Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Mexican poet and writer representative of the New Spain Baroque. In his honor, today our country also commemorates the #NationalBookDay. pic.twitter.com/CLf54olVSR
– Bank of Mexico (@Banxico) November 12, 2020