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5 Yuan, Charhar Commercial Bank, China, 1933

5 Yuan, Charhar Commercial Bank, China, 1933

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 yuan note
Charhar Commercial Bank, China, 1933
Obverse Image: Chinese text at top and bottom, denomination to the left, sailing scene to the right.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Bank name at top with denomination to the sides, pagoda scene at center.
Reverse Image: THE CHARHAR COMMERCIAL BANK / 5 / FIVE YUAN / 5 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER AT ITS OFFICE HERE FIVE YUAN LOCAL CURRENCY. / DEC. 1st 1933 / BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND PRINTING PEIKING CHINA
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1933
place made
China
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.1 cm x 16.3 cm x.01 cm; 2 25/32 in x 6 13/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.73.175.1286
catalog number
73.175.1286
accession number
310543
serial number
B0031480
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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