1 Dollar, The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1873

1 Dollar, The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1873

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One (1) dollar note
The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1873
Obverse Image: Chinese text at top and along sides, English text at middle and bottom, crest at top center.
Obverse Text: $1 / NO. 213684 / HONG KONG / 1st JUNE 1873/ THE HONGKONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION, PROMISES TO PAY THE EARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE ONE DOLLAR OR THE EQUIVALENT IN THE CURRENCY OF THE ISLAND, VALUE RECEIVD. / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / ACC. / CHIEF MANAGER / HONG KONG / ENGRAVED ON STEEL BY ASHBY & CO. LONDON.
Reverse Image: Seal of the bank and denomination.
Reverse Text: 1 / THE HONG KONG / & SHANGHAI / BANKING / CORPORATION / ONE
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1873
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 5/16 in x 19 cm x.01 cm; 31.242 cm x 7 15/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.NU60015.002
catalog number
NU60015.002
accession number
222036
serial number
213684
Credit Line
Catherine Bullowa
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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