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

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 dollar note, specimen

Description (Brief)

Bank of Communications, Kalgan, 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: 伍 / 交通銀行 / 伍 / C760035 / 中華民國二年印 / C760035 / 伍 / 伍圓 / 伍 / 張家口 / 通用銀圓 / 憑票即付 / 伍 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK / 票樣 / SPECIMEN

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 / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 5 / 5 / JULY 1ST. 1913 / 5 / C760035 / 5 / 5 / C760035 / 5 / 5 / FIVE DOLLARS / LOCAL CURRENCY / PAYABLE TO BEARER / 5 / KALGAN / 5 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK / 票樣 / SPECIMEN / 74,17,139

[[Obverse Text]]

伍 / 交通銀行 / 伍 / C760035 / 中華民國二年印 / C760035 / 伍 / 伍圓 / 伍 / 張家口 / 通用銀圓 / 憑票即付 / 伍 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK / 票樣 / SPECIMEN

[Translation]]

five / Bank of Communications / five / C760035 / Printed in two years of the Republic of China / C760035 / five / five yuan / five / Zhangjiakou / National Currency / Use this (ticket) to pay / five / American Bank Note Company, New York

[[Reverse Text]]

5 / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 5 / 5 / JULY 1ST. 1913 / 5 / C760035 / 5 / 5 / C760035 / 5 / 5 / FIVE DOLLARS / LOCAL CURRENCY / PAYABLE TO BEARER / 5 / KALGAN / 5 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK / 票樣 / SPECIMEN / 74,17,139

Date Made: 1913

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

Place Made: China: Hebei, Kalgan

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, NNC_Transcription_Center_Chinese_Banknote_08, 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.74.17.139Accession Number: 315247Catalog Number: 74.17.139Serial Number: C760035

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8.3 cm x 14 cm x .01 cm; 3 9/32 in x 5 1/2 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-e416-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1880808

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