10 Dollars, Banque Industrielle de Chine, Peking, China, 1914

Description (Brief):

One (1) 10 dollar note, specimen

Description (Brief)

Banque Industrielle de Chine, Peking, China, 1914

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Chinese characters at center and to the left, building to the right; top right corner is perforated twice (one perforation has torn).

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: 拾 / 拾 / 中法實業銀行 / 拾圓 / 拾 / 拾 / 北京 / 72.173.22 / BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO LD ENGRAVERS LONDON

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Bank name at top in French, denomination at center.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: SHI / 10 / BANQUE INDUSTRIELLE DE CHINE / C 1914 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT IS OFFICE HERE / C 1914 / TEN DOLLARS DIX DOLLARS LOCAL CURRENCY / TEN / UN ADMINISTRATEUR / LE CAISSIER DE L'AGENCE / DIX / NO. / 10 / PEKING / SHI / BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO. LP ENGRAVERS LONDON / SPECIMEN

[[Obverse Text]]

拾 / 拾 / 中法實業銀行 / 拾圓 / 拾 / 拾 / 北京 / 72.173.22 / BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO LD ENGRAVERS LONDON

[[Reverse Text]]

10 / BANQUE INDUSTRIELLE DE CHINE / 拾 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / TEN DOLLARS

/ DIX DOLLARS / LOCAL CURRENCY / TEN / UN ADMINISTRATEUR / 拾圓 / LE CAISSIER DE L'AGENCE / DIX / SPECIMEN / 拾 / PEKING / 10

Date Made: 1914

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

Place Made: China: Beijing Shi, Peking

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Chinese Banknotes, Chinese Paper Money, NNC Chinese Bank Notes, NNC_Transcription_Center_Chinese_Banknote_06

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Credit Line: Mrs. Marion M. Leigh

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.72.173.22Accession Number: 303386Catalog Number: 72.173.22

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11.5 cm x 18.36 cm x .01 cm; 4 17/32 in x 7 7/32 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-cd98-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1883673

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