5 Fen, Bank of Communications, China, 1914

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 fen note, specimen

Description (Brief)

Bank of Communications, China, 1914

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Chinese text, denomination at center.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: 伍分 / 000547 / 交通銀行 / 000547 / 按照國幣條例第四條國幣計 / 算均以十進每圓十分之一稱 / 樣 / 伍分 / 本 / 為角百分之一稱為分千分之 / 一稱為釐公私兌換均照此率 / 中華民國國幣伍分整 / 財政部印刷局製印

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination in each corner.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 5 FEN / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 5 FEN / 000547 / IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NATIONAL COINAGE LAW ARTICLE 4, THE NATIONAL COINAGE SHALL BE BASED ON THE DECIMAL SYSTEM (ONE-TENTH OF A YUAN SHALL BE CALLED THE "CHOH" ONE HUNDREDTH OF A YUAN SHALL BE CALLED A "FEN" ONE-THOUSANDTH OF A YUAN SHALL BE CALLED A "LI".) ALL EXCHANGES PUBLIC AND PRIVATE MUST BE BASED ON THIS. / FIVE FEN / 5 FEN / 5 FEN

[[Obverse Text]]

伍分 / 000547 / 交通銀行 / 000547 / 按照國幣條例第四條國幣計 / 算均以十進每圓十分之一稱 / 樣 / 伍分 / 本 / 為角百分之一稱為分千分之 / 一稱為釐公私兌換均照此率 / 中華民國國幣伍分整 / 財政部印刷局製印

[[Reverse Text]]

BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 000547 / IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NATIONAL COIN. AGE LAW ARTICLE 4, THE NATIONAL COINAGE / SHALL BE BASED ON THE DECIMAL SYSTEM (oNE- / TENTH OF A YUAN SHALL BE CALLED THE "CHOH" / ONE HUNDREDTH OF A YUAN SHALL BE CALLED / A "FEN" ONE-THOUSANDTH OF A YUAN SHALL / BE CALLED A "LI"." ALL EXCHANGES PUBLIC / AND PRIVATE MUST BE BASED ON THIS / 74.17.152

Date Made: 1914

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

Place Made: China

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.74.17.152Accession Number: 315247Catalog Number: 74.17.152Serial Number: 000547

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5.8 cm x 11.1 cm x .01 cm; 2 9/32 in x 4 3/8 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-998c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1880999

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