Look in your purse or piggy bank! You may have an axolotl bill that could be worth more than the marked denomination. On the Internet, collectors offer almost 800,000 pesos for one of them. We tell you the reason.
There are those who collect stamps, records, action figures, etc. But there are also those who look for peculiar coins and bills that make them unique, so its value could increase over time.
On the online trading portal Free marketsome offers of unique objects and items are regularly announced within the section Antiques and Collections. It is here that the ticket is offered for such an amount. What is it that makes it so valuable?
Axolotl ticket sells for almost $800,000 MXN
Since his departure, the 50-peso bill caused a sensation among Mexicans due to its design alluding to the biodiversity of Xochimilco and the foundation of Tenochtitlán. He ‘axolotl‘ embodied in paper money, has conquered the population to such a degree that no one wants to pay with it.
However, this data is not what increases the value of the ticket. It is a paper money different from all the others of 50 pesos. It has a fragment of the back of the monolith called “Teocalli de la Guerra Sagrada” and shows an eagle on a cactus with the “Atl Tlachinolli” in its beak.
The monolith is exhibited in the National Museum of Anthropology and it is said that it was sculpted by the Mexican under the orders of the emperor Montezuma II. On the bill with serial number AD6722600, the city of Tenochtitlan inspired by a mural by Diego Rivera can also be seen.
If you are lucky enough to find an axolotl bill and that is also in excellent condition, you could put it up for sale. If you have doubts, you can go to a numismatic house so that they can guide you on the value of the ticket.
Before placing your offer on Mercado Libre, it is advisable to seek help from specialists who know about coin collecting and investigate the value of each piece.
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