5 Yuan, The National Industrial Bank of China, China, 1931

5 Yuan, The National Industrial Bank of China, China, 1931

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 yuan note
The National Industrial Bank of China, China, 1931
Obverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination to the sides, image of horse running at center.
Obverse Text: 伍 / M940291B / 中國實業銀行 / 政府特許發行 / M940291B / 伍 / 伍圓 / 伍圓 / 伍 / 上海 / 憑票即付國幣伍圓 / 中華民國二十年印 / 上海 / 伍 / 美國鈔票公司
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at sides, bank building at center.
Reverse Text: 5 / THE NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL BANK OF CHINA / 5 / FIVE / 5 YUAN / 5 YUAN / FIVE / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / 5 / M940291B / SHANGHAI / FIVE YUAN OF THE NATIONAL COINAGE OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA, ISSUED BY SPECIAL PERMISSION OF THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT. / 1931 / M940291B / 5 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.
Description
[[Obverse Text]]
伍 / M940291B / 中國實業銀行 / 政府特許發行 / M940291B / 伍 / 伍圓 / 伍圓 / 伍 / 上海 / 憑票即付國幣伍圓 / 中華民國二十年印 / 上海 / 伍 / 美國鈔票公司
[[Reverse Text]]
5 / THE NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL BANK OF CHINA / 5 / FIVE / 5 YUAN / 5 YUAN / FIVE / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / 5 / M940291B / SHANGHAI / FIVE YUAN / OF THE NATIONAL COINAGE OF / THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA ISSUED BY SPECIAL / PERMISSION OF THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT / M940291B / 5 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY / 74.17.495
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1931
place made
China
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.9 cm x 16 cm x.01 cm; 3 1/2 in x 6 5/16 in x in
ID Number
NU.74.17.495
catalog number
74.17.495
accession number
315247
serial number
M940291B
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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