20 Cents, Bank of Communications, Changchun, China, 1917

20 Cents, Bank of Communications, Changchun, China, 1917

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 20 cent note
Bank of Communications, Changchun, China, 1917
Obverse Image: Chinese text, denomination to the right and left, river view at center.
Obverse Text: 貳角 / 1497892 / 行銀通交 / 1497892 / 貳角 / 中華民國六年 / 當地通用小銀元 / 貳角 / 票失掛不付即票馬 / 貳角 / 春長 / 貳角 / 东局刷印部政財 / 貳角
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination in each corner and to the sides.
Reverse Text: 20 CENTS / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 20 CENTS / 20 CENTS / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE LOCAL TWENTY CENTS CURRENCY VALUE RECEIVED BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / 20 CENTS / CHANGCHUN / 20 CENTS / AUG 1st 1917 / BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND PRINGING PEKING CHINA.
Description
[[Obverse Text]]
貳角 / 1497892 / 行銀通交 / 1497892 / 貳角 / 中華民國六年 / 當地通用小銀元 / 貳角 / 票失掛不付即票馬 / 貳角 / 春長 / 貳角 / 东局刷印部政財 / 貳角
[[Obverse Image]]
Engraving of a village in the background, stone walkway on one side, people walking on shore on one side, water in middle. Ships with masts but no sails (about five or six) in mid-background, two people on rowboat with no mast on right side, three empty rowboats in foreground.
[[Reverse Text]]
20 CENTS / BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS / 20 CENTS / 20 CENTS / PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE LOCAL TWENTY CENTS CURRENCY VALUE RECEIVED ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. / 20 CENTS / CHANGCHUN / 20 CENTS / AUG 1st 1917 / 20 CENTS / 74.17.192
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1917
place made
China: Jilin, Changchun
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.7 cm x 10.85 cm x.01 cm; 2 1/4 in x 4 9/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.74.17.192
catalog number
74.17.192
accession number
315247
serial number
1497892
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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