1 Dollar, The Commercial Bank of China, Shanghai, China, 1920

1 Dollar, The Commercial Bank of China, Shanghai, China, 1920

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar note, specimen obverse
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: 壹 / 中國通商銀行 / 壹 / 憑票兌付 / 通用銀元 / 壹圓 / 壹圓 / A277067 / A277067 / 壹 / 上海 / 上海 / 壹 / 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: 1 / A277067 / 1 / A277067 / 1 / THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND / 1 / 1 / 1 / 1 / 1 / ONE DOLLAR AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED / 1 / 1 / MANAGING DIRECTOR / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, / SHANGHAI / CHIEF MANAGER / 50 / 15TH JANUARY, 1920 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.
Description
[[Obverse Text]]
壹 / 中國通商銀行 / 壹 / 憑票兌付 / 通用銀元 / 壹圓 / 壹圓 / A277067 / A277067 / 壹 / 上海 / 上海 / 壹 / 中華民國九年一月十五日印 / 美國鈔票公司
[[Translation]]
one / the Commercial Bank of China / one / Use the ticket to pay or exchange / Unified silver dollar / one yuan / one yuan / one / Shanghai / Shanghai / one / Printed on January 15, the ninth year of the Republic of China / American Bank Note Company
[[Reverse Text]]
A277067 / A277067 / THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND / 1 / ONE DOLLAR / 1 / AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / 15TH JANUARY 1920 / SHANGHAI / FU SIAO EN / MANAGING DIRECTOR. / H.C.MARSHALL / CHIEF MANAGER. / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY. / 74.17.527
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1920
place made
China: Shanghai, Shanghai
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.5 cm x 12.4 cm x.01 cm; 2 15/16 in x 4 7/8 in x in
ID Number
NU.74.17.527
catalog number
74.17.527
accession number
315247
serial number
A277067
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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