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1 Yuan, Bank of the Northwest, Honan, China, 1928

1 Yuan, Bank of the Northwest, Honan, China, 1928

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Description (Brief)
One (1) yuan note
Bank of the Northwest, Honan, China, 1928
Obverse Image: Name of bank at top, denomination to the sides, vignette of troops taking their oaths.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Image of Great Wall, denomination to the sides, name of bank at top.
Reverse Text: 1 / BANK OF THE NORTHWEST / 1 / A0584156 / (MANCHU SCRIPT) / A0584156 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ONE YUAN ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE LOCAL CURRENCY / 1 / HONAN / 1 / AUGUST 1ST 1928 / BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND PRINTING PEIPING CHINA
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1928
place made
China: Henan, Honan
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.85 cm x 14.25 cm x.01 cm; 3 3/32 in x 5 5/8 in x in
ID Number
NU.71.348.0982
catalog number
71.348.0982
accession number
298051
serial number
A0584156
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
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