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12 Tael, The Commercial Bank of China, Peking, China, 1898

1/2 Tael, The Commercial Bank of China, Peking, China, 1898

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 1/2 tael (5 mace) note
The Commercial Bank of China, Peking, China, 1898
Obverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination below, coat of arms at top, center.
Obverse Text: 1/2 / NO. 70985 / NO. 70985 / 1/2 / FIVE HALFTL MACE / FIVE HALFTL MACE / THE IMPERIAL BANK OF CHINA PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE IN PEKING FIVE MACE CHING-PIN TSU-YIN CURRENCY, VALUE RECIEVED BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. / FIVE MACE / PEKING, 14TH NOVEMBER, 1898 ACTING CHIEF MANAGER / 1/2 / 1/2 / ENGRAVED BY BARCLAY & FRY, LTD. LONDON SR
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at sides, coat of arms at center.
Reverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1898
place made
China: Peking
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.8 cm x 14.5 cm x.01 cm; 3 27/32 in x 5 23/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.74.17.514
catalog number
74.17.514
accession number
315247
serial number
70985
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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