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 / M08796M / 中國通商銀行 / M08796M / 伍 / 隆 / 伍圓 / 伍圓 / 隆 / 憑票兌付 / 通用銀元 / 伍 / 上海 / 上海 / 伍 / 中華民國九年一月十五日印 / 美國鈔票公司
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at sides, coat of arms at center.
Reverse Text: 祥 / 月 / M08796M / M08796M / THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA / 隆 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND / 5 / FIVE DOLLARS / 5 / AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / 隆 / 15TH JANUARY 1920 / SHANGHAI / T.K.CHU / MANAGING DIRECTOR / HSIEH KUANG FOO / CHIEF MANAGER / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY. / 74.17.537
Description
[[Obverse Text]]
伍 / M08796M / 中國通商銀行 / M08796M / 伍 / 隆 / 伍圓 / 伍圓 / 隆 / 憑票兌付 / 通用銀元 / 伍 / 上海 / 上海 / 伍 / 中華民國九年一月十五日印 / 美國鈔票公司
[[Translation]]
five / M08796M / the Commercial Bank of China / M08796M / five / Long / five yuan / five yuan / Long / Use the ticket to pay or exchange
Unified silver dollar / five / Shanghai / Shanghai / five / Printed on January 15, the ninth year of the Republic of China / American Bank Note Company
[[Reverse Text]]
祥 / 月 / M08796M / M08796M / THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA / 隆 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND / 5 / FIVE DOLLARS / 5 / AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / 隆 / 15TH JANUARY 1920 / SHANGHAI / T.K.CHU / MANAGING DIRECTOR / HSIEH KUANG FOO / CHIEF MANAGER / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY. / 74.17.537
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1920
place made
China: Shanghai, Shanghai
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.15 cm x 15.2 cm x.01 cm; 3 7/32 in x 5 31/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.74.17.537
catalog number
74.17.537
accession number
315247
serial number
M08796M
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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