5 Dollars, The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Shanghai, China, 1923

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 dollar note

Description (Brief)

The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Shanghai, China, 1923

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Denomination at center and to sides, Coat of Arms at top.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: 5 / HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE / DIEU ET MON DROIT / 5 / NO. 682556 / NO. 682556 / THE HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION / 伍圓 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND / FIVE DOLLARS LOCAL CURRENCY / AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED / 伍圓 / SHANGHAI / 1ST MARCH 1923. / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. / ACCT. / MANAGER. / 5 / 海上 / SHANGHAI / 海上 / 5 / BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO. LD. ENGRAVERS, LONDON.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Allegorical depiction of "Agriculture" as a woman gathering wheat with two cherubs to her sides gathering wheat and fruits, name of bank above and below.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 5 / THE HONG KONG & SHANGHAI / 5 / 5 / BANKING CORPORATION. / 5 / BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO. LD. ENGRAVERS, LONDON.

Date Made: 1923

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: Marion M. Leigh

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.72.173.234Catalog Number: 72.173.234Accession Number: 303386Serial Number: 682556

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11.7 cm x 18.4 cm x .01 cm; 4 19/32 in x 7 1/4 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-9945-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1918952

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