5 Dollars, Bank of Communications, Changchun, China, 1913

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 dollar note, specimen

Description (Brief)

Bank of Communications, Changchun, China, 1913

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Chinese at top and bottom, denomination to the right and in right corners, a steam passenger train on the right.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: 交通銀行 / 中華民國二年印 / C596079 / 小洋 / 伍圓 / 長春 / 通用銀圓 / 憑票即付 / 每圓付小洋拾角 / 照市價折兌大洋 / AMERICAN BANKNOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK / 樣本券 / SPECIMEN / 南處備查

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination to the right and left and in each corner, steam passenger train at center.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 5 / C596079 / 5 / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 5 / C596079 / 5 / 5 / JULY 1st 1913 / 5 / FIVE DOLLARS / LOCAL CURRENCY PAYABLE TO BEARER / 5 / CHANGCHUN / 5 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK. / N.B. PAYABLE IN SUBSIDIARY (SILVER) COINS AT PAR I.E. TEN 10-CENT COINS TO THE DOLLAR / 樣本券 / SPECIMEN / 南處備查

[[Obverse Text]]

交通銀行 / 中華民國二年印 / C596079 / 小洋 / 伍圓 / 長春 / 通用銀圓 / 憑票即付 / 每圓付小洋拾角 / 照市價折兌大洋 / AMERICAN BANKNOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK / 樣本券 / SPECIMEN / 南處備查

[[Reverse Text]]

BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / JULY 1ST 1913 / C596079 / FIVE DOLLARS / LOCAL CURRENCY PAYABLE TO BEARER / CHANGCHUN / AMERICAN BANKNOTE COMPANY NEW YORK / N.B. PAYABLE IN SUBSIDIARY (SILVER) COIN AT PAR I.E. TEN 10-CENT COINS TO THE DOLLAR / 74.17.138 / 樣本券 / SPECIMEN / 南處備查

Date Made: 1913

Crowdsourcing: Transcribed by Smithsonian digital volunteersLocation: Currently not on view

Place Made: China: Jilin, Changchun

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, NNC_Transcription_Center_Chinese_Banknote_04, Chinese Banknotes, Chinese Paper Money, NNC Chinese Bank Notes

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Credit Line: Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.74.17.138Accession Number: 315247Catalog Number: 74.17.138Serial Number: C596079

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8.4 cm x 14 cm x .01 cm; 3 5/16 in x 5 1/2 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-bc93-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1880791

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