5 Dollars, Hong Kong, 1945

5 Dollars, Hong Kong, 1945

Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar note
Hong Kong, 1945
Obverse Image: Tall building and Coat of Arms.
Obverse Text: THE CHARTERED BANK / INCORPORATED BY / ROYAL CHARTER 1853 / PROMISSES TO PAY THE BEARER / ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / FIVE DOLLARS / OR THE EQUIVALENT IN THE CURRENCY OF THE COLONY. VALUE RECIEVED / HONG KONG / BY ORDER OF THE COURT OF DIRECTORS / ACCOUNTANT / MANAGER / 5 / A0577717
Reverse Image: A building with a mountain in the background, perhaps a dam.
Reverse Text: THE CHARTERED BANK / 5 / FIVE DOLLARS
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1945
place made
Zhonghua: Hong Kong
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.65 cm x 13.8 cm x .01 cm; 3 in x 5 7/16 in x in
ID Number
2016.0226.24
accession number
2016.0226
catalog number
2016.0226.24
serial number
A0577717
Credit Line
Collected by Richard Doty
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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