1 Dollar, Republican China Military Bank, China, 1912

1 Dollar, Republican China Military Bank, China, 1912

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar note
Republican China Military Bank, China, 1912
Obverse Image: Chinese characters at top and bottom,denomination at center and in each corner.
Obverse Text: 壹 / 中華民國 / 壹 / [[??]]紀元四千六百零九年九月吉日 / 憑票即付 / 上海通用銀圓 / 壹元 / 祗認票不認人 / 執此為照 / 中華銀行經理 / 壹 / No036794 / No036794 / 壹
Reverse Image: Name of issuing authority at top, denomination at center and in each corner.
Reverse Text: 1 / 1 / THE REPUBLICAN CHINA MILITARY BANK-NOTE WE PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND ONE DOLLAR LOCAL CURRENCY AT ITS OFFICE HERE, VALUE RECEIVED. SHANGHAI / SHANGHAI, 9TH.. MOON 4609 HUANG TI. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. M.Y. SUNG / MANAGER CHUNG HUA BANK, AGENTS FOR THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT / 1 / 1
General Information: Signed by Sun Yat-sen.
Description
[[Obverse Text]]
壹 / 中華民國 / 壹 / [[??]]紀元四千六百零九年九月吉日 / 憑票即付 / 上海通用銀圓 / 壹元 / 祗認票不認人 / 執此為照 / 中華銀行經理 / 壹 / No036794 / No036794 / 壹
[[Reverse Text]]
1 / THE REPUBLICAN CHINA / MILITARY BANK-NOTE / 1 / WE PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND / ONE DOLLAR LOCAL CURRENCY / SHANGHAI / AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED / SHANGHAI 9TH MOON 4609 HUANG TI / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / MANAGER CHUNG HUA BANK AGENTS / FOR THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT / 1 / 1
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1912
place made
China: Shanghai
China
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.2 cm x 13 cm x.01 cm; 3 7/32 in x 5 1/8 in x in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM00077I.2
catalog number
79.112.CM00077I.2
accession number
1979.1263
serial number
036794
collector/donor number
CM00077I
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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