Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo on New 500 Peso Bill

Posted: August 30, 2010

Author: Journey Mexico

Posted In: Culture, News

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera on 500 PesoTwo of Mexico’s most treasured artists, Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo have been joined the ranks of an Aztec lord, a military general, and cherished poet/nun, a hero of the Mexican war for Independence, and a revolutionary hero as the newest faces on Mexican currency. The portraits of these two artists are now featured on the new 500 Peso Bill.

Can you name the historical Mexican figures alluded to above and on which bill they appear? Post answers in the comments!

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7 Responses to “Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo on New 500 Peso Bill”

  1. John Stewart

    $20 – President Benito Juárez (first indigenous president)
    $50 – Jose Maria Morelos (hero of independence)
    $100 – Netzahualcoyotl (Aztec lord)
    $200 – Juana de Asbaja (poet nun)
    $500 – a fat, drunken self-admitted communist
    $1000 – Father Miguel Hidalgo (father of Mexican independence)

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  2. Marco

    NEZAHUALCOYOTL 2nd Lord of Tenochtitlan on the 100 Pesos Bill (i am not quite sure that I wrote his name well…)

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  3. ejercito admirer

    they took off “el general” Ignacio Zaragoza for this fat painter. Shame shame!!!

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