50 Cents, Bank of Communications, Mukden, China, 1917

Description (Brief):

One (1) 50 cent note, specimen

Description (Brief)

Bank of Communications, Mukden, China, 1917

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: 角伍 / 0000000 / 行銀通交 / 0000000 / 角伍 / 中華民國六年 / 當地通用小銀元 / 伍角 / 票失掛不付即票憑 / 伍角 / 天奉 / 角伍 / 製局刷印部政財 / 角伍

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 50 CENTS / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 50 CENTS / 50 CENTS / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE LOCAL FIFTY CENTS CURRENCY VALUE RECEIVED BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / 50 CENTS / MUKDEN / 50 CENTS / AUG 1st 1917 / BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND PRINGING PEKING CHINA. / SPECIMEN / SPECIMEN

[[Obverse Text]]

角伍 / 0000000 / 行銀通交 / 0000000 / 角伍 / 中華民國六年 / 當地通用小銀元 / 伍角 / 票失掛不付即票憑 / 伍角 / 天奉 / 角伍 / 製局刷印部政財 / 角伍

[[Reverse Text]]

50 CENTS / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 50 CENTS / 50 CENTS / PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE LOCAL FIFTY CENTS CURRENCY VALUE RECEIVED BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. / 50 CENTS / MUKDEN / 50 CENTS / AUG 1ST 1917 / 50 CENTS

Date Made: 1917

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

Place Made: China: Liaoning, Mukden

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Chinese Banknotes, Chinese Paper Money, NNC_Transcription_Center_Chinese_Banknote_05, 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.74.17.198Catalog Number: 74.17.198Accession Number: 315247Serial Number: 0000000

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6.4 cm x 11.4 cm x .01 cm; 2 17/32 in x 4 1/2 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-c1ad-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1881499

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