5 Dollars, Imperial Chinese Railways, Shanghai, China, 1899

5 Dollars, Imperial Chinese Railways, Shanghai, China, 1899

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 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: 5 / 5 / IMPERIAL CHINESE RAILWAYS / NO. 3865 / NO. 3865 / PROMISES TO PAY ON DEMAND AT ANY OF ITS OFFICE / FIVE DOLLARS / OR THE EQUIVALENT IN LOCAL CURRENCY / BY ORDER OF THE DIRECTORS / 5 / JANUARY 2ND,, 1899 / 5 / BARCLAY & FRY LTD LONDON, S.E.
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: 12.3 cm x 19.8 cm x.01 cm; 4 27/32 in x 7 25/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.73.175.0809
catalog number
73.175.0809
accession number
310543
serial number
3865
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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