1 Yuan, China, 1925

1 Yuan, China, 1925

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Description (Brief)
One (1) yuan note, printed over Shantung note
China, 1925
Obverse Image: Chinese text to the sides, denomination to the sides and in each corner; stamps printed over bank name at top, control stamp, and bottom text, image of Jaeschke monument, Tsingtao, at center.
Obverse Text: [in four corners] 壹 壹 壹 壹 / 1691736 / 1691736 / 直魯省軍用券 / 壹圓 / 壹圓 / 直魯省軍用券 / 中華民十四年 / 財政部印刷局製
Reverse Image: Text almost completed stamped over.
Reverse Text: 1 / 1 / ONE / 1 / AUG 15th 1925 / 1 / BUREAU OF ENGPAVING AND PRINTING PEKING CHINA
[[Obverse Text]]
[[in four corners]] 壹 壹 壹 壹 / 1691736 / 1691736 / 直魯省軍用券 / 壹圓 / 壹圓 / 直魯省軍用券 / 中華民十四年 / 財政部印刷局製
[[Reverse Text]]
[[in four corners]] 1 1 1 1 / 壹圓 / ONE YUAN / SHANTUNG / AUG 15TH 1925 / BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND PRINTING PEKING CHINA / [[overlaid stamp]] 北京 直魯省軍用票券管理局 蓋章 / [[overlaid stamp]] 京師 總商會 蓋章 / 75.3.27
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Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 7.8 cm x 14.8 cm x.01 cm; 3 1/16 in x 5 13/16 in x in
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Credit Line
James C. Leigh
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