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10 Dollars, Bank of Communications, Kalgan, China, 1912

10 Dollars, Bank of Communications, Kalgan, China, 1912

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 dollar note, specimen
Bank of Communications, Kalgan, China, 1912
Obverse Image: Chinese text throughout, two crossed flags at top, ocean front town and railroad scene at bottom; two specimen stamps.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at center and in each corner.
Reverse Text: 10 / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 10 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / FIVE DOLLAR / LOCAL CURRENCY VALUE RECEIVED. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / SEPTEMBER 1st 1912 / S.B. / 10 / 724831 / KALGAN / MANAGERS / 10
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1912
place made
China: Hebei, Kalgan
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 cm x 18.3 cm x.01 cm; 4 23/32 in x 7 7/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.74.17.130
accession number
315247
catalog number
74.17.130
serial number
724831
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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