1 Yuan, China & South Sea Bank, Shanghai, China, 1927

Description (Brief):

One (1) yuan note

Description (Brief)

China & South Sea Bank, Shanghai, China, 1927

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Name of bank at top, three vignettes with portrait busts of three women in traditional dress ( Mongolian, Han-Chinese, Manchu) at top, Yuan coin at center.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: 壹元 / 中南銀行 / 壹元 / 上海 / 壹圓 / 上海 / 憑票即付中華民國國幣壹圓 / 一元 / Z767950 / 中華民國十六年印 / 一元

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, two vignettes with portrait busts of two women in traditional dress (Tibetan, Hui-Chinese), Yuan coin with portrait of Yuan Shikai at center.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: ONE / $1 / THE CHINA & SOUTH SEA BANK LIMITED / Z767950 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / ONE YUAN OF THE NATIONAL CURRENCY OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA ISSUED BY SPECIAL PERMISSION OF THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT / COUNTERSIGNED / MANAGING DIRECTOR / 1 YUAN / SHANGHAI / 1927 / ONE / WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDON,

[[Obverse Text]]

壹元 / 中南銀行 / 壹元 / 上海 / 壹圓 / 上海 / 憑票即付中華民國國幣壹圓 / 一元 / Z767950 / 中華民國十六年印 / 一元

[[Reverse Text]]

ONE / $1 / THE CHINA & SOUTH SEA BANK, LIMITED / Z767950 / PROMISES TO PAY / THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / 中華民國三年 / ONE YUAN / OF THE NATIONAL CURRENCY / OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA / ISSUED BY SPECIAL PERMISSION / OF THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT / ONE / SHANGHAI / 1 YUAN / 1927 / WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDON / 74.17.667

Date Made: 1927

Maker: Waterlow & Sons Limited

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

Place Made: China: ShanghaiUnited Kingdom: England, London

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, NNC_Transcription_Center_Chinese_Banknote_07, Chinese Banknotes, Chinese Paper Money, 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.74.17.667Accession Number: 315247Catalog Number: 74.17.667Serial Number: Z767950

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12.3 cm x 6.5 cm x .01 cm; 4 27/32 in x 2 9/16 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-da61-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1892349

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