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1 Yuan, China & South Sea Bank, Shanghai, China, 1927

1 Yuan, China & South Sea Bank, Shanghai, China, 1927

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Description (Brief)
One (1) yuan note
China & South Sea Bank, Shanghai, China, 1927
Obverse Image: Name of bank at top, three vignettes with portrait busts of three women in traditional dress ( Mongolian, Han-Chinese, Manchu) at top, Yuan coin at center.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Name of bank at top, two vignettes with portrait busts of two women in traditional dress (Tibetan, Hui-Chinese), Yuan coin with portrait of Yuan Shikai at center.
Reverse Text: ONE / $1 / THE CHINA & SOUTH SEA BANK LIMITED / Z623956 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / ONE YUAN OF THE NATIONAL CURRENCY OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA ISSUED BY SPECIAL PERMISSION OF THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT / COUNTERSIGNED / MANAGING DIRECTOR / 1 YUAN / SHANGHAI / 1927 / ONE / WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDON,
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1927
maker
Waterlow & Sons Limited
place made
China: Shanghai
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 cm x 6.5 cm x.01 cm; 4 23/32 in x 2 9/16 in x in
ID Number
NU.74.17.666
accession number
315247
catalog number
74.17.666
serial number
Z623956
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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