20 patacas bill
Macau is an autonomous region on the southern coast of mainland China, across the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong. The pataca is the currency of Macau and its note is nominated as one of the most beautiful.
The 20 patacas bill has a double design: the front is horizontal and the back is vertical.
1,000 Philippine peso bill
The 1,000 Philippine peso bill, equivalent to approximately 367 Mexican pesos, is another candidate to become one of the most beautiful bills. Like the renewed 50 Philippine peso bill.
In 2021, the winning ticket was the Mexican 50-peso banknote that Banco de México launched in October of that same year.
On the reverse, the banknote represents the ecosystem of rivers and lakes with the axolotl and corn in Xochimilco, in Mexico City, and the historical period of ancient Mexico on the obverse. One of the spoiled of Mexicans.
The axolotl bill competed last year with 50-pound bills from England. The design that competed that year was that of Alan Turing, the mathematician and pioneer of modern computing.
The Scottish pound and the rial, from Oman, were also in contention in which the Mexican axolotl won.