New bill of 100 pesos, ready to circulate, despite Covid-19


Even with the effect of the pandemic by the Covid-19, Bank of Mexico (Banxico) announced that the banknote of 100 pesos the new family will go out to the circulation during the second half of the year.

The central bank confirmed that it maintained the calendar, scheduled in the second half of 2020, the public will be able to get their hands on the new piece, in which he will be again Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz on the front side.

Depending on the design, on the back highlighted the monarch butterfly, pine trees and oaks as part of the ecosystem in mexico.

The news was well received by the public who feared that the tickets they become transmitters of the virus Covid-19, which remains in quarantine to thousands of mexicans and businesses.

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The director-general of Emission the central bank, Alejandro Alegre, explained to EL UNIVERSAL that there are hygiene after handling cash.

He recalled that it must follow the recommendations of the health sector in line with the World Health organization (WHO), in the sense that after you touch any surface, including the notes and coins because they are objects, we wash hands well.

But, he clarified that this does not mean in any way that they are a means of transmission greater than or equal to the different surfaces.

“The recommendation is the same because to be exposed to any type of surface, including credit cards, debit terminals, point-of-sale where it puts the key to making a transaction, all surfaces such as car keys or the house,” explained the also cashier main Banxico.

While there will be new banknotes to circulate during the second half of the year, it is the best hygiene to take extreme precautions.

Also new currency

In addition to the ticket, it is also expected that the central bank put in circulation a new currency 20 pesos memorial to the foundation of the Port of Veracruz.

In mid-march, the governor of the Bank of Mexico, Alejandro Díaz de León, told this house that in April could be ready for the new metal piece for your next release.

Will be legal tender, that is to say, which will serve to pay, although it is commemorative.

The Mint, the institution responsible for the minting, it is ready for the mexicans to have a new piece that will join the others of the same denomination that are already circulating among the public.


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