30 Cents, Hunan Orphanage, Hunan, China, n.d.

30 Cents, Hunan Orphanage, Hunan, China, n.d.

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 30 cent note
Hunan Orphanage, Hunan, China, n.d.
Obverse Image: Denomination at center and in corners, image of a gazebo at bottom, name of issuing authority at top.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSCRIPTION] / Hunan Orphanage, Savings Deposit Receipt, Is deposited Thirty Cents, Big Money
Reverse Image: 6 columns of Orthodox text at center.
Reverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSCRIPTION] / This certificate is for the use of the Orphanage in receipt of small amounts of money, but it may be used in payment of the house-to-house assessments collected by this Orphanage, or of the products of its factory or for the services of its band. If counterfeits are made, the Orphanage will request the Law Courts to prosecute the counterfeiters according to the Law Governing the Counterfeiting of Securities.
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Object Name
date made
place made
China: Hunan
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 14.7 cm x 8.2 cm x.01 cm; 5 25/32 in x 3 7/32 in x in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
serial number
Credit Line
James C. Leigh
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Chinese Paper Money
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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