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5 Yuan, Provincial Bank of Chihli, Tientsin, China, 1926

5 Yuan, Provincial Bank of Chihli, Tientsin, China, 1926

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Description (Brief)
One (1) yuan note, overprint
Provincial Bank of Chihli, Tientsin (Hsuchow), China, 1926
Obverse Image: Shanhaiguan (Shanhai Pass) of the Great Wall.
Obverse Text: 壹 / 0009393 / 直隸省銀行 / 0009393 / 壹 / 徐州 / 壹圓 / 壹圓 / 徐州 / 壹 / 天津 / 中華民國十五年十月印/天津 / 壹 / 財政部印刷局製 / 總辦ㄓ章 / 會辦ㄓ章 [stamp]
Reverse Image: Bank name at top, denomination at center.
Reverse Text: 1 / PROVINCIAL BANK OF CHIHLI / 1 / 1 / 1 / ONE YUAN / 1 / 1 / tientsin / HSUCHOW / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE ONE YUAN LOCAL CURRENCY. OCTOBER 1st 1926 / 1 / BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND PRINTING PEKING CHINA.
General Information: Hsuchow print over Tientsin print.
Description
[[Obverse Text]]
壹 / 0009393 / 直隸省銀行 / 0009393 / 壹 / 徐州 / 壹圓 / 壹圓 / 徐州 / 壹 / 天津 / 中華民國十五年十月印/天津 / 壹 / 財政部印刷局製 / 總辦ㄓ章 / 會辦ㄓ章[[stamp]]
[[Transliteration]]
YI / HANG / YIN / SHENG / LI / ZHI / YI / XU / ZHOU / SHI / YUAN / SHI / YUAN / XU / ZHOU / YI / JIN / TIAN / YIN / YUE / SHI / NIAN / WU / SHI / GUO / MIN / HUA / ZHONG / JIN / TIAN / YI / ZHI / JU / SHUA / YIN / BU / ZHENG / CAI
[[Reverse Text]]
1 / PROVINCIAL BANK OF GHIHLI / 1 / 1 / 1 / ONE YUAN / 1 / HSUCHOW[[stamp]] / KUAU HO MA / TIENTSIN / GHCHANG / 1 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE TEN YUAN LOCAL CURRENCY / 1 / OCTOBER 1ST 1926 / 71.348.581 / BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND PRINTING PEKING CHINA
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1926
place made
China: Tianjin, Tientsin
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.89 cm x 14.5 cm x.01 cm; 3 3/32 in x 5 23/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.71.348.0581
catalog number
71.348.0581
accession number
298051
serial number
0009393
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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