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1 Yuan, Bank of China, Shanghai, China, 1918

1 Yuan, Bank of China, Shanghai, China, 1918

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Description (Brief)
One (1) yuan note
Bank of China, Shanghai, China, 1918
Obverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination to the sides, Temple of Heaven, Peking, to the center.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at center.
Reverse Text: 1 / BANK OF CHINA / 1 / 1 / NO. H461475 / ONE / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / ONE / NO. H461475 / 1 / 1 / 1 / 1 / 1 / 1 / ONE YUAN LOCAL CURRENCY / 1 / HANKOW / SEPTEMBER 1918 / 1 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY
General Information: The authenticity of this object is in question.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1918
place made
China: Shanghai
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.3 cm x 14.9 cm x.01 cm; 3 9/32 in x 5 7/8 in x in
ID Number
NU.71.348.0736
catalog number
71.348.0736
accession number
298051
serial number
H461475
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

A period counterfeit created during 1928-1935 (or shortly after), based on the signatures.

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