1 Dollar, The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1873

Description (Brief):

One (1) dollar note

Description (Brief)

The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1873

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Chinese text at top and along sides, English text at middle and bottom, crest at top center.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: $1 / NO. 213684 / HONG KONG / 1st JUNE 1873/ THE HONGKONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION, PROMISES TO PAY THE EARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE ONE DOLLAR OR THE EQUIVALENT IN THE CURRENCY OF THE ISLAND, VALUE RECEIVD. / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / ACC. / CHIEF MANAGER / HONG KONG / ENGRAVED ON STEEL BY ASHBY & CO. LONDON.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Seal of the bank and denomination.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 1 / THE HONG KONG / & SHANGHAI / BANKING / CORPORATION / ONE

Date Made: 1873

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, London

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Chinese Banknotes, Chinese Paper Money, NNC Chinese Bank Notes

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Credit Line: Catherine Bullowa

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU60015.002Catalog Number: NU60015.002Accession Number: 222036Serial Number: 213684

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 5/16 in x 19 cm x .01 cm; 31.242 cm x 7 15/32 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-1e60-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1876517

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