Why is the design of the 100 Mexican peso bill considered an example to be followed by the rest of the world? More than a hundred new banknotes were launched around the world during 2020, but only 24 of them were considered innovative enough in design to be nominated for the best banknote in the world in 2020. And only one has won: the new Mexican 100 banknote. weights . Mexico's design has largely led the vote by the jury of the International Bank Note Society (IBNS) and its template is now considered a role model in terms of banknote design trends. We tell you what is special about it and we show you the other winners. This Mexican banknote is the best design in the world in 2020 2 The award-winning 100 Mexican peso bill. your graphic design The successful design of the new Mexican banknote combines a piece of Mexican architecture with the face of that country's famous literary figure Sor Juana Inés De la Cruz. On its reverse, it shows a temperate forest ecosystem that is known worldwide as the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, located in the State of Michoacán.
The jury has highlighted that this design highlights the historical and cultural characteristics of Mexico with new graphic motifs. In addition, it avoids incurring in controversy regarding symbolism and does not offend susceptibilities while claiming an important female figure. The IBNS jury also mentions the red color in which it is printed. This Mexican banknote is the best design in the world in 2020 4 Reverse of the winning 100 Mexican pesos bill. Its security technology and functionality Banco de México is the printer and issuer of this award-winning design bill, not only for its visuals, but also for certain features that improve its security and functionality. The vertical format banknote is printed on polymer, a material that prevents counterfeiting. In addition, it is slightly narrower than a 20 euro note and slightly shorter than US dollars, which makes it very comfortable to use. the other winners The Bank of Scotland £20 note featuring an image of Kate Cranston in front of her famous Raster to Vector Conversion tea house and squirrels on the reverse came in second place. This Mexican banknote is the best design in the world in 2020 7 The Scottish £20 note. And there was a three-way tie for third place between Northern Ireland's Ulster Bank £20 note featuring flowers and street musicians, the Bahamas $5 note pairing a statesman with a junkanoo dancer, and the Bahamian £50 Fiji dollars whose number coincides with its 50th anniversary of Independence. This Mexican banknote is the best design in the world in 2020 9 The Ulster Bank of Northern Ireland £20 note.
This Mexican banknote is the best design in the world in 2020 10 The Bahamas 5 dollar bill. This Mexican banknote is the best design in the world in 2020 11 The Fijian 50 dollar bill. Rounding out the top five winners were the Bank of England 50 pound note featuring the queen plus a painting by JMW Turner, and the Clydesdale Bank of Scotland 20 pound note featuring the face of that country's former king, Robert the Bruce and an image of the St. Kilda archipelago. The tickets are now on sale to collectors for double their real price. You may also like: - Norway launches new banknotes with "pixelated" design - Banknotes that show Argentine biodiversity - Buttons created from shredded banknotes