1 Dollar, Imperial Chinese Railways, Shanghai, China, 1899

Description (Brief):

One (1) dollar note

Description (Brief)

Imperial Chinese Railways, Shanghai, China, 1899

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Image of steam passenger train passing through fortress at center, denomination below and surrounding.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / 1 / IMPERIAL CHINESE RAILWAYS / 1 / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / PROMISES TO PAY ON DEMAND AT ANY OF ITS OFFICE ONE DOLLAR OR ITS EQUIVALENT IN LOCAL CURRENCY. / BY ORDER OF THE DIRECTORS / 1 / NO. 61859 / JANUARY 2ND., 1899 / 1 / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / BARCLAY & FRY LTD. LONDON SE

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Image of a railroad bridge over water with mountains behind.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]

Date Made: 1899

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China: Shanghai

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

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer L. Neinken

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.66.27540Catalog Number: 66.27540Accession Number: 269132Serial Number: 61859

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8.7 cm x 14 cm x .01 cm; 3 7/16 in x 5 1/2 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-ceca-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1914872

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