5 Dollars, The Yue Soo Imperial Bank, China, 1908

5 Dollars, The Yue Soo Imperial Bank, China, 1908

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar note
The Yue Soo Imperial Bank, China, 1908
Obverse Image: Chinese text at top and center, denomination at center and in each corner, Chinese text to the right and left, four stamps, two dragons approaching the pearl of wisdom at top center.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination in each corner, two dragons approaching the pearl of wisdom at center.
Reverse Image: 5 / THE YUE SOO IMPERIAL BANK / 5 / KIANGSU PROVINCE / L.NO.2175 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND FIVE SILVER DOLLARS LOCAL CURRENCY AT ANY OF ITS BRANCH OFFICES IN CHINA FOR VALUE RECEIVED / HEAD OFFICE SOOCHOW, 1ST September, 1908 BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR WITH THE SEAL OF THE TREASURER / THE INTERNATIONAL PRINTING CO. LTD / 5 / 5
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1908
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.9 cm x 15.1 cm x.01 cm; 3 29/32 in x 5 15/16 in x in
ID Number
NU.71.348.0547
accession number
298051
serial number
L. No.2175
catalog number
71.348.0547
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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