1 Yuan, China & South Sea Bank, Shanghai, China, 1921

1 Yuan, China & South Sea Bank, Shanghai, China, 1921

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Description (Brief)
One (1) yuan note
China & South Sea Bank, Shanghai, China, 1921
Obverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at sides, Sundial at center.
Obverse Text: 壹 / AQ050125 / 中南銀行 / AQ050125 / 壹 / 中華民國十年印 / 壹 / 壹 / 上海 / 壹圓 / 壹圓 / 上海 / 壹 / 政府特許發行 / 壹 / MANAGING DIRETOR / COUNTERSIGNED / 憑票即付中華民國國幣壹圓正 / 美國鈔票公司
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at center and to the sides.
Reverse Text: 1 / THE CHINA & SOUTH SEA BANK LIMITED / 1 / NO. AQ050125 / 1 / NO. AQ050125 / 1 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE ONE YUAN OF THE NATIONAL COINAGE OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA. ISSUED BY SPECIAL PERMISSION OF THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT / 1 / 1 / SHANGHAI / 1 / OCTOBER 1ST, 1921 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY
Description
[[Obverse Text]]
壹 / AQ050125 / 中南銀行 / AQ050125 / 壹 / 中華民國十年印 / 壹 / 壹 / 上海 / 壹圓 / 壹圓 / 上海 / 壹 / 政府特許發行 / 壹 / MANAGING DIRETOR / COUNTERSIGNED / 憑票即付中華民國國幣壹圓正 / 美國鈔票公司
[[Translation]]
one / AQ050125 / The China & South Sea Bank / AQ050125 / one / Printed in the tenth year of the Republic of China / one / one / Shanghai / one yuan / one yuan / Shanghai / one / Government franchise / one / Use this (ticket) to pay / The Republic of China / National currency one yuan / American Bank Note Company
[[Reverse Text]]
1 / THE CHINA & SOUTH SEA BANK. LIMITED / 1 / NO. AQ050125 / NO. AQ050125 / 1 / 1 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / ONE YUAN / OF THE NATIONAL COINAGE OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA. / ISSUED BY SPECIAL PERMISSION OF THE CINESE GOVERNMENT. / SHANGHAI / OCTOBER 1ST. 1921 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY. / 74.17.643
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1921
place made
China: Shanghai
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.3 cm x 13.4 cm x.01 cm; 3 9/32 in x 5 9/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.74.17.643
accession number
315247
catalog number
74.17.643
serial number
AQ050125
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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