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

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

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 yuan note
China & South Sea Bank, Shanghai, China, 1921
Obverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at left, Sundial at right.
Obverse Text: 拾 / 中南銀行 / 拾 / 拾 / 中華民國十年印 / 拾 / C779279C / C779279C / 上海 / 拾圓 / 上海 / 拾 / 政府特許發行 / 憑票即付中華民國國幣拾元正 / 拾 / MANAGING DIRECTOR / COUNTERSIGNED / 拾 / 美國鈔票公司
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination at center and to the sides.
Reverse Text: 10 / THE CHINA & SOUTH SEA BANK LIMITED / 10 / NO. C779279C / 10 / NO. C779279C / 10 / 10 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE TEN YUAN OF THE NATIONAL COINAGE OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA. ISSUED BY SPECIAL PERMISSION OF THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT / 10 / 10 / 10 / SHANGHAI / 10 / OCTOBER 1ST, 1921 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY
Description
[[Obverse Text]]
拾 / 中南銀行 / 拾 / 拾 / 中華民國十年印 / 拾 / C779279C / C779279C / 上海 / 拾圓 / 上海 / 拾 / 政府特許發行 / 憑票即付中華民國國幣拾元正 / 拾 / MANAGING DIRECTOR / COUNTERSIGNED / 拾 / 美國鈔票公司
[[Translation]]
ten / The China & South Sea Bank / ten / ten / Printed in the tenth year of the Republic of China / ten / Shanghai / ten yuan / Shanghai / ten / Government franchise / Use this ticket to pay / The Republic of China national currency ten yuan / ten / MANAGING DIRECTOR / COUNTERSIGNED / 拾 / American Bank Note Company
[[Reverse Text]]
10 / THE CHINA & SOUTH SEA BANK, LIMITED / 10 / 10 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / TEN YUAN / OF THE NATIONA COINAGE OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA. ISSUED BY SPECIAL PERMISSION OF THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT. / 10 / CHAIRMAN / SHANGHAI / OCTOBER 1ST. 1921 / AMERICAN BANKNOTE COMPANY. / 74.17.650
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1921
place made
China: Shanghai
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.65 cm x 18 cm x.01 cm; 3 13/32 in x 7 3/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.74.17.650
accession number
315247
catalog number
74.17.650
serial number
C779279C
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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