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5 Dollars, Bank of Communications, Chefoo, China, 1913

5 Dollars, Bank of Communications, Chefoo, China, 1913

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar note, specimen
Bank of Communications, Chefoo, China, 1913
Obverse Image: Chinese at top and bottom, denomination to the right and in right corners, a steam passenger train on the right.
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination to the right and left and in each corner, steam passenger train at center.
Reverse Text: 5 / 206619 / 5 / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 5 / 206619 / 5 / 5 / JUL 1st 1913 / 5 / FIVE DOLLARS / LOCAL CURRENCY PAYABLE TO BEARER / 5 / CHEFOO / 5 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
place made
China: Beijing Shi, Chefoo
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 8.5 cm x 14 cm x.01 cm; 3 11/32 in x 5 1/2 in x in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
serial number
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Chinese Banknotes
NNC Chinese Bank Notes
Chinese Paper Money
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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