1 Dollar, Imperial Chinese Railways, Shanghai, China, 1899

1 Dollar, Imperial Chinese Railways, Shanghai, China, 1899

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar note
Imperial Chinese Railways, Shanghai, China, 1899
Obverse Image: Image of steam passenger train passing through fortress at center, denomination below and surrounding.
Obverse Text: ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / 1 / IMPERIAL CHINESE RAILWAYS / 1 / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / PROMISES TO PAY ON DEMAND AT ANY OF ITS OFFICE ONE DOLLAR OR ITS EQUIVALENT IN LOCAL CURRENCY. / BY ORDER OF THE DIRECTORS / 1 / NO. 60331 / JANUARY 2ND., 1899 / 1 / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / ONE DOLLAR / BARCLAY & FRY LTD. LONDON SE
Reverse Image: Image of a railroad bridge over water with mountains behind.
Reverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1899
place made
China: Shanghai
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.6 cm x 14 cm x.01 cm; 3 3/8 in x 5 1/2 in x in
ID Number
NU.66.27539
catalog number
66.27539
accession number
269132
serial number
60331
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer L. Neinken
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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