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1 Tael, The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Shanghai, China, 1873

1 Tael, The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Shanghai, China, 1873

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One (1) 1 tael note
The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Shanghai, China, 1873
Obverse Image: Chinese text in frame with English inside, crest of the bank at top.
Obverse Text: ONE / TAEL / NO. 0217 / SHANGHAI / 1ST AUGUST 1873 / THE HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / ONE TAEL / SHANGHAI SYCEE VALUE RECEIVED / ONE TAEL / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / SHANGHAI / ENGRAVED ON STEEL BY ASHBY & CO. LONDON.
Reverse Image:Crest of the bank, stamps and writing in Chinese.
Reverse Text: ONE TAEL / THE HONG KONG AND SHANGHAI / BANKING CORPORATION / ONE TAEL.
General Information: The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1873
place made
China: Shanghai, Shanghai
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11.2 cm x 17.5 cm x.01 mm; 4 13/32 in x 6 7/8 in x in
ID Number
NU.72.173.228
catalog number
72.173.228
accession number
303386
serial number
0217
Credit Line
Mrs. Marion M. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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