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5 Yuan, Bank of Local Railways of Shansi and Shangung, China, 1936

5 Yuan, Bank of Local Railways of Shansi and Shangung, China, 1936

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 yuan note
Bank of Local Railways of Shansi and Shangung, China, 1936
Obverse Image: Steam passenger train to the right, denomination to the left.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denominatoin at center.
Reverse Text: BANK OF LOCAL RAILWAY OF SHANSI & SUIYUAN / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / A076467 / A076467 / SHANSI 5 SHANSI / 5 / 5 / YUAN / 5 / SHANSI 5 SHANSI / FIVE YUAN NATIONAL CURRENCY / 1936 / NORTH WESTERN ENGRAVING & PRINTING FACTORY
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1936
place made
China
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6.9 cm x 16.1 cm x.01 cm; 2 23/32 in x 6 11/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.74.17.345
catalog number
74.17.345
accession number
315247
serial number
C0790138
A076467
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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