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1 Yuan, Farmers Bank of China, China, 1941

1 Yuan, Farmers Bank of China, China, 1941

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Description (Brief)
One (1) yuan note
Farmers Bank of China, China, 1941
Obverse Image: Name of bank at top, Dr. Sun Yat-sen to the left, denomination at center.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at bottom, vignette of gate at center and grazing sheep to the right.
Reverse Text: 1 / THE FARMERS BAN OF CHINA / 1 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / ONE YUAN NATIONAL CURRENCY / 1 / ACTING GENERAL MANAGER / THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED, LONDON / ASST. GENERAL MANAGER
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1941
place made
China
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.6 cm x 13.7 cm x.01 cm; 3 in x 5 13/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.NU60468.04
catalog number
NU60468.04
accession number
225193
Credit Line
Virginia Beets
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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