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: 樣本券 SPECIMEN / 樣本券 SPECIMEN / 伍 / C490907 / 交通銀行 / C490907 / 伍 / 中華民國三年印 / 伍圓 / 伍圓 / 伍圓 / 伍圓 / 伍 / 財政部核定 / 伍 / 伍 / 青島 / 青島 / 伍 / 憑票即付 / 中華民國 / 國幣伍圓正 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK / 71.348.1238
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination in each corner and to the sides, post office at center.
Reverse Text: 樣本券 SPECIMEN / 樣本券 SPECIMEN / 5 / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 5 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / NO. C490907 / NO. C490907 / 5 / 5 / FIVE YUAN / OF THE NATIONAL COINAGE OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA. / 5 / TSINGTAU / 5 / OCTOBER 1ST 1914. / AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK
Description
[[Obverse Text]]
樣本券 SPECIMEN / 樣本券 SPECIMEN / 伍 / C490907 / 交通銀行 / C490907 / 伍 / 中華民國三年印 / 伍圓 / 伍圓 / 伍圓 / 伍圓 / 伍 / 財政部核定 / 伍 / 伍 / 青島 / 青島 / 伍 / 憑票即付 / 中華民國 / 國幣伍圓正 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK / 71.348.1238
[[Translation]]
SPECIMEN / SPECIMEN / five / C490907 / Bank of Communications / C490907 / five / Printed in three years of the Republic of China / five yuan / five yuan / five yuan / five yuan / five / Approved by the Ministry of Finance / five / five / Qingdao / Qingdao / five / Use this (ticket) to pay / the Republic of China / national currency total five yuan
[[Reverse Text]]
樣本券 SPECIMEN / 樣本券 SPECIMEN / 5 / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 5 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / NO. C490907 / NO. C490907 / 5 / 5 / FIVE YUAN / OF THE NATIONAL COINAGE OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA. / 5 / TSINGTAU / 5 / OCTOBER 1ST 1914. / AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK
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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