5 Dollars, The Commercial Bank of China, Shanghai, China, 1920

5 Dollars, The Commercial Bank of China, Shanghai, China, 1920

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar note
The Commercial Bank of China, Shanghai, China, 1920
Obverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at sides, vignette of Confucius at center.
Obverse Text: 伍 / D01258D / 中國通商銀行 / D01258D / 伍 / 宗 / 伍圓 / 伍圓 / 宗 / 上海 / 憑票兌付 / 通用銀圓 / 上海 / 伍 / 中華民國九年一月十五日印 / 伍 / 美國鈔票公司
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at sides, coat of arms at center.
Reverse Text: 5 / D01258D / THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA / D01258D / 5 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND / 5 / 5 FIVE DOLLARS 5 AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED / 5 / 5 / MANAGING DIRECTOR / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / 15TH JANUARY 1920 / SHANGHAI / CHIEF MANAGER / 5 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY
Description
[[Obverse Text]]
伍 / D01258D / 中國通商銀行 / D01258D / 伍 / 宗 / 伍圓 / 伍圓 / 宗 / 上海 / 憑票兌付 / 通用銀圓 / 上海 / 伍 / 中華民國九年一月十五日印 / 伍 / 美國鈔票公司
[[Translation]]
five / D01258D / Commercial Bank of China / D01258D / five / Zong / five yuan / five yuan / Zong / Shanghai / exchange or pay by tickets / unified use silver dollar / five / printed on January 15th, Nine years of the Republic of China / five / American Banknote Printing Company
[[Reverse Text]]
5 / D01258D / D01258D / 5 / 宗 / 5 / 5 / 宗 / THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND / 5 / FIVE DOLLARS / 5 / AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / 15TH JANUARY. 1920 / 5 / MANAGING DIRECTOR / CHIEF MANAGER / 5 / SHANGHAI / AMERICAN BANKNOTE COMPANY. / 74.17.533
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1920
place made
China: Shanghai, Shanghai
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.05 cm x 15.3 cm x.01 cm; 3 5/32 in x 6 1/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.74.17.533
catalog number
74.17.533
accession number
315247
serial number
D01258D
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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