5 Yuan, The Central Bank of China, China, 1942

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 yuan note, specimen

Description (Brief)

The Central Bank of China, China, 1942

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at center, portrait of Dr. Sun Yat-sen to the left.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: 伍 / 中央銀行 / 伍 / 1A000000 / 1A000000 / 伍圓 / 19.9.42. / APPROVED BY DR. KUO SUBJECT TO CHANGE OF SIGNATURE AND CENTRALIZATION OF SILK THREADS. / 中央銀行副總裁 / 中央銀行總裁 / 伍 / 中華民國三十一年印 / 伍 / 德納羅印鈔公司

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at right, airplane flying above a rive and factory at center.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 5 / THE CENTRAL BANK OF CHINA / 5 / 5 / 5 / ASST. GEN. MANAGER. / 1942 / FIVE YUAN / NATIONAL CURRENCY / GENERAL MANAGER. / 5 / THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED, LONDON.

[[Obverse Text]]

伍 / 中央銀行 / 伍 / 1A000000 / 1A000000 / 伍圓 / 19.9.42. / APPROVED BY DR. KUO SUBJECT TO CHANGE OF SIGNATURE AND CENTRALIZATION OF SILK THREADS. / 中央銀行副總裁 / 中央銀行總裁 / 伍 / 中華民國三十一年印 / 伍 / 德納羅印鈔公司

[[Obverse Image]]

Portrait of Dr. Sun Yat-sen.

[[Reverse Text]]

5 / THE CENTRAL BANK OF CHINA / 5 / 5 / ASST. GEN. MANAGER / 1942 / GENERAL MANAGER / 5 / FIVE YUAN / 5 / NATIONAL CURRENCY / THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED, LONDON / NU88183

Date Made: 1942

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

Place Made: China

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: Anonymous

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU88183.1Catalog Number: NU88183.1Accession Number: 259890Serial Number: 1A000000

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7.2 cm x 12.3 cm x .01 cm; 2 27/32 in x 4 27/32 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-c3f9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1894675

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