1 Dollar, Mercantile Bank of India, Shanghai, China, 1924

1 Dollar, Mercantile Bank of India, Shanghai, China, 1924

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One (1) dollar note
Mercantile Bank of India, Shanghai, China, 1924
Obverse Image: Denomination to the sides and below, image of pagoda, houses, and sailing junk at center.
Obverse Text: 1 / THE MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA LIMITED / 1 / 004590 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / 004590/ 壹圓 / 壹圓 / SHANGHAI, / ONE DOLLAR / 1ST.. JULY 1924 / LOCAL CURRENCY / VALUE RECEIVED. / 1 / ONE / ENTD. / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, / ACCOUNTT. / ONE / MANAGER / 壹圓 / ONE / 1 / WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDON WALL LONDON. E.C.
Reverse Image: Denomination to sides and in corners, image of Mercury at center.
Reverse Text: 1 DOLLAR / 1 DOLLAR / 壹圓 / THE MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA LIMITED / 壹圓 / 1 DOLLAR / 1 DOLLAR / WATERLOW & SONS, LIMITED / LONDON WALL. LONDON
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1924
maker
Waterlow & Sons Limited
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Issuing Authority
United Kingdom: Grand Bretagne
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.6 cm x 15.6 cm x.01 cm; 3 3/8 in x 6 5/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.72.173.202
catalog number
72.173.202
accession number
303386
serial number
004590
Credit Line
Marion M. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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