5 Dollars, Mercantile Bank of India, Hong Kong, 1930

5 Dollars, Mercantile Bank of India, Hong Kong, 1930

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One (1) 5 dollar note
Mercantile Bank of India, Hong Kong, 1930
Obverse Image: Denomination at center, above, below, and in corners; name of issuing authority at center, image of pagoda, houses, and sailing junk at center.
Obverse Text: 5 / 伍圓 / 伍圓 / 5 / 5 / NO. 125901 / 5. NO. 125901 / THE MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA LIMITED / PROMISES TO PAY THE BAERER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / FIVE DOLLARS / VALUE RECEIVED / OR THE EQUIVALENT IN THE CURRENCY ON THE ISLAND / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, HONG KONG, 1ST,, JANUARY, 1930. / ENT.D / FIVE DOLLARS / ACCOUNTT / MANAGER / 5 /伍圓 / 伍圓 / 5
Reverse Image: Denomination to sides and in corners, image of Mercury at center.
Reverse Text: 125901 / 5 DOLLARS / 5 DOLLARS / 伍圓 / THE MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA LIMITED / 伍圓 / 5 DOLLARS / 5 DOLLARS / 125901 / WATERLOW & SONS, LTD. LONDON WALL. LONDON
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1930
Issuing Authority
United Kingdom: Grand Bretagne
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 cm x 19 cm x.01 cm; 4 11/32 in x 7 15/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.72.173.204
catalog number
72.173.204
accession number
303386
serial number
125901
Credit Line
Marion M. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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