1 Dollar, The Ningpo Commercial Bank LTD., Shanghai, 1909

Description (Brief):

One (1) dollar note

Description (Brief)

The Ningpo Commercial Bank LTD., Shanghai, 1909

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Denomination to the sides and in corners, image of mountain at center, two dragons approaching a pearl and Treasure vase/bowl at center, "ONE" and "壹" repeated in background; denominations in the top corners are within the shape of a stylized bat.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Denomination at center, sides, and in corners, name of bank at center in English and Chinese, two dragons approaching the pearl and Treasure vase/bowl at center.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 1 / 18488 / 1 / 壹 / 1 / 壹 / 1 / 壹 / 壹 / 壹圓 / THE NINGPO COMMERCIAL BANK LTD. / 18488 / 壹圓 / SHANGHAI / ONE DOLLAR LOCAL CURRENCY / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED. / SHANGHAI 22ND. JANUARY. 1909. / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / 壹 / 壹 / 1 / 壹 / 1 / 壹 / MANAGER / 1 / 1 / PRINTED BY THE COMMERCIAL PRESS. LTD., SHANGHAI

Date Made: 1909

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, 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.73.175.0891Catalog Number: 73.175.0891Accession Number: 310543Serial Number: 18488

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8.65 cm x 14.9 cm x .01 cm; 3 13/32 in x 5 7/8 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-414f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1916062

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