2 Dollars, The Ningpo Commercial Bank LTD., Shanghai, 1909

2 Dollars, The Ningpo Commercial Bank LTD., Shanghai, 1909

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One (1) 2 dollar note
The Ningpo Commercial Bank LTD., Shanghai, 1909
Obverse Image: Denomination to the sides and in corners, image of mountain at center, two dragons approaching a pearl and Treasure vase/bowl at center, "TWO" and "貳" repeated in background; denominations in the top corners are within the shape of a stylized bat.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Denomination at center, sides, and in corners, name of bank at center in English and Chinese, two dragons approaching the pearl and Treasure vase/bowl at center.
Reverse Text: 2 / 02822 / 2 / 貳 / 2 / 貳 / 2 / 貳 / 貳 / 貳圓 / THE NINGPO COMMERCIAL BANK LTD. / 02822 / 貳圓 / SHANGHAI / TWO DOLLARS LOCAL CURRENCY / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED. / SHANGHAI 22ND. JANUARY. 1909. / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / 貳 / 貳 / 2 / 貳 / 2 / 貳 / MANAGER / 2 / 2 / PRINTED BY THE TSI CHENG PRINTING CO. LTD, / 366 NANKING ROAD SHANGHAI,
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1909
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.1 cm x 15 cm x.01 cm; 3 19/32 in x 5 29/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.73.175.0893
catalog number
73.175.0893
accession number
310543
serial number
02822
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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National Museum of American History
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