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5 Yuan, Bank of Communications, Tsingtau, China, 1914

5 Yuan, Bank of Communications, Tsingtau, China, 1914

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 yuan note
Bank of Communications, Tsingtau, China, 1914
Obverse Image: Chinese text, denomination to the right and left, steam passenger train at center.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination in each corner and to the sides, post office at center.
Reverse Text: 5 / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 5 / NO. C490907 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / NO. C490907 / 5 / 5 / FIVE YUAN OF THE NATIONAL COINAGE OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA. / 5 / TSINGTAU / 5 / OCTOBER 1st 1914 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK / SPECIMEN / SPECIMEN
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1914
place made
China: Shandong, Tsingtau
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.3 cm x 15.7 cm x.01 cm; 3 9/32 in x 6 3/16 in x in
ID Number
NU.71.348.1238
catalog number
71.348.1238
accession number
298051
serial number
C490907
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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