1 Dollar, The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1913

Description (Brief):

One (1) dollar note

Description (Brief)

The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1913

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Denomination to the right, name of bank at top, portrait of Athena in arms to the left, Coat of Arms and sailing vignette to the right.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: 1 / 壹 / 1 / 壹 / THE HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION / HONG KONG / 1ST.. JULY 1913 / NO. 840854 / NO. 840854 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND / ONE DOLLAR LOCAL CURRENCY / AT ITS OFFICE HERE, VALUE RECEIVED / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / CHIEF MANAGER / HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE / DIEU ET MON DROIT / CHIEF ACCT. / 1 / HONG KONG / BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO. LD. ENGRAVERS, LONDON.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Denomination to the sides and above, woman playing harp at center.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 1 / ONE DOLLAR / 1 /壹圓 / 壹圓 / 1 / 港香 / HONGKONG / 港香 / 1 / BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO. LD. ENGRAVERS, LONDON.

Date Made: 1913

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China: Hong Kong

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.72.173.239Catalog Number: 72.173.239Accession Number: 303386Serial Number: 840854

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8.7 cm x 12.7 cm x .01 cm; 3 7/16 in x 5 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-7fef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1918979

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