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5 Yuan, Changsha Bank, Hunan, China, 1928

5 Yuan, Changsha Bank, Hunan, China, 1928

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 yuan note
Changsha Bank, Hunan, China, 1928
Obverse Image: Chinese text at top and bottom, denomination to the right and left, pagoda scene at center.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Bank name at top with denomination at center, date below.
Reverse Image: 5 / CHANGSHA BANK / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / NO. / F449230A / 5 / 5 / 5 / FIVE YUAN / NATIONAL CURRENCY / HUNAN / JANUARY 1st 1928 / AMERICAN BANKNOTE COMPANY / 5
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1928
place made
China: Hunan
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.2 cm x 15.25 cm x.01 cm; 3 7/32 in x 6 in x in
ID Number
NU.73.175.1307
catalog number
73.175.1307
accession number
310543
serial number
F449230A
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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