5 Yuan, Bank of China, Tsingtau (Shantung), China, 1934

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 yuan note

Description (Brief)

Bank of China, Tsingtau (Shantung), China, 1934

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at sides, Wangu Changchung gate (on the way to the Zhishenglin forest near Qufu, Province of Shantung) at center.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: 455527 / 中國銀行 / 455527 / 伍圎 / 山東 / 伍圎 / 青島 / 伍圎 / 憑票即付國幣伍圎 / 萬古長春 / 山東 / 青島 / 山東 / 山東 / 伍 /山東中國銀行伍圎 / GENERAL MANAGER / 中華民國二十三年印 / 山東中國銀行伍圎 / MANAGER / 伍 / 71.348.1303 / 德納羅印鈔公司

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at sides, House on hillside at center.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: BANK OF CHINA / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / 5 / FIVE YUAN / 5 / NATIONAL CURRENCY / SHANTUNG / FEBRUARY 1934 / 455527 / TSINGTAU / 455527 / TSINGTAU / THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY LIMITED, LONDON.

[[Obverse Text]]

455527 / 中國銀行 / 455527 / 伍圎 / 山東 / 伍圎 / 青島 / 伍圎 / 憑票即付國幣伍圎 / 萬古長春 / 山東 / 青島 / 山東 / 山東 / 伍 /山東中國銀行伍圎 / GENERAL MANAGER / 中華民國二十三年印 / 山東中國銀行伍圎 / MANAGER / 伍 / 71.348.1303 / 德納羅印鈔公司

[[Obverse Image]]

A memorial arc.

[[Reverse Text]]

BANK OF CHINA / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER / ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / 5 / FIVE / 霖雨蒼生 / YUAN / 5 / NATIONAL / CURRENCY / SHANTUNG / FEBRUARY 1934 / 455527 / 455527 / TSINGTAU / TSINGTAU / THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY LIMITED, LONDON.

[[Reverse Image]]

A spring.

Date Made: 1934

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

Place Made: China: Shandong, Tsingtau

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Chinese Banknotes, Chinese Paper Money, NNC_Transcription_Center_Chinese_Banknote_02, NNC Chinese Bank Notes

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.71.348.1303Catalog Number: 71.348.1303Accession Number: 298051Serial Number: 455527

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8.8 cm x 17.5 cm x .01 cm; 3 15/32 in x 6 7/8 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-a4a0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1891130

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