1 Yuan, Bank of Communications, Honan, China, 1914

Description (Brief):

One (1) yuan note

Description (Brief)

Bank of Communications, Honan, China, 1914

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Chinese text, denomination to the right and left, steam passenger train at center.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: 交通銀行 / 壹 / A781063 / A781063 / 壹 / 中華民[[國?]]三[[年?]][[印?]] / [[??]] [[??]] [[??]] / SPECIMEN / [[??]] [[??]] [[??]] / SPECIMEN / 壹 / 壹 / 壹圓 / 壹圓 / 壹 / [[??]] / [[??]] / [[??]] / [[??]] / 壹 / 財政部核[[實?]] / 憑票即付中華民國國幣壹元正 / AMERICAN BANKNOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination in each corner and to the sides, cargo ship at center.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 1 / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 1 / NO. A781063 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / NO. A781063 / 1 / 1 / ONE YUAN OF THE NATIONAL COINAGE OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA. / 1 / HONAN / 1 / OCTOBER 1st 1914 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK / SPECIMEN / SPECIMEN

[[Obverse Text]]

交通銀行 / 壹 / A781063 / A781063 / 壹 / 中華民[[國?]]三[[年?]][[印?]] / [[??]] [[??]] [[??]] / SPECIMEN / [[??]] [[??]] [[??]] / SPECIMEN / 壹 / 壹 / 壹圓 / 壹圓 / 壹 / [[??]] / [[??]] / [[??]] / [[??]] / 壹 / 財政部核[[實?]] / 憑票即付中華民國國幣壹元正 / AMERICAN BANKNOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK.

[[Reverse Text]]

1 / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 1 / N[[strikethrough]] o [[/strikethrough]] / N[[strikethrough]] o [[/strikethrough]] / A781063 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / A781063 / 1 / 1 / [[??]] [[??]] [[??]] / SPECIMEN / [[??]] [[??]] [[??]] / SPECIMEN ONE YUAN / OF THE NATIONAL COINAGE OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA / [[??]] / HONAN / [[??]] / 1 / 1 / SHANGHAI / OCTOBER 1ST 1914. / AMERICAN BANKNOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK. / 71.348.561

Date Made: 1914

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

Place Made: China: Henan, Honan

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.71.348.0561Catalog Number: 71.348.0561Accession Number: 298051Serial Number: A781063

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7.9 cm x 14.7 cm x .01 cm; 3 1/8 in x 5 25/32 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-de35-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1881229

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