5 Dollars, The Commercial Bank of China, Shanghai, China, 1926

5 Dollars, The Commercial Bank of China, Shanghai, China, 1926

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar note
The Commercial Bank of China, Shanghai, China, 1926
Obverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at center, Shanghai to the left, Confucius to the right.
Obverse Text: 伍 / 行銀商通國中 / 伍 / CBF 097122 / CBF 097122 / 上海 / 書 / 16 / 圓伍 / 元 / 書 / 上海 / 上海外灘 / 財神全身像 / 書 / 銀通兑憑 / 書 / 泰 / 圓用付票 / 伍/印月一年五十國民華中 / 伍 / 印司公路 德華敦倫
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at sides, coat of arms at center.
Reverse Text: 5 / THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA / 5 / 5 / 16 / CBF 097122 / CBF 097122 / 5 / DIRECTOR / CHIEF MANAGER / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND /AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED / 16 / FIVE DOLLARS / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, / JANUARY 1926 / SHANGHAI / WATERLOW & SONS LTD. LONDON.
Description
[[Obverse Text]]
伍 / 行銀商通國中 / 伍 / CBF 097122 / CBF 097122 / 上海 / 書 / 16 / 圓伍 / 元 / 書 / 上海 / 上海外灘 / 財神全身像 / 書 / 銀通兑憑 / 書 / 泰 / 圓用付票 / 伍/印月一年五十國民華中 / 伍 / 印司公路 德華敦倫
[[Reverse Text]]
5 / 16 / THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA / 5 / 5 / CBF097122 / 中國通商銀行 / CBF097122 / 5 / DIRECTOR / CHIEF MANAGER / PROMISE TO PAY THE / AT ITS OFFICE HERE / BEARER ON DEMAND / VALUE RECEIVED / 書 / FIVE DOLLARS / 16 / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / 5 / JANUARY, 1926 / 5 / SHANGHAI / WARERLOW & SONS LTD LONDON / 74.17.555
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1926
maker
Waterlow & Sons Limited
place made
China: Shanghai, Shanghai
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.1 cm x 15.2 cm x.01 cm; 3 3/16 in x 5 31/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.74.17.555
catalog number
74.17.555
accession number
315247
serial number
CBF 097122
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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