5 Dollars, The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Shanghai, China, 1923

5 Dollars, The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Shanghai, China, 1923

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One (1) 5 dollar note
The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Shanghai, China, 1923
Obverse Image: Denomination at center and to sides, Coat of Arms at top.
Obverse Text: 5 / HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE / DIEU ET MON DROIT / 5 / NO. 754196 / NO. 754196 / THE HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION / 伍圓 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND / FIVE DOLLARS LOCAL CURRENCY / AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED / 伍圓 / SHANGHAI / 1ST MARCH 1923. / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. / ACCT. / MANAGER. / 5 / 海上 / SHANGHAI / 海上 / 5 / BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO. LD. ENGRAVERS, LONDON.
Reverse Image: Allegorical depiction of "Agriculture" as a woman gathering wheat with two cherubs to her sides gathering wheat and fruits, name of bank above and below.
Reverse Text: 5 / THE HONG KONG & SHANGHAI / 5 / 5 / BANKING CORPORATION. / 5 / BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO. LD. ENGRAVERS, LONDON.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1923
place made
China: Shanghai
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11.6 cm x 18.5 cm x.01 cm; 4 9/16 in x 7 9/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.72.173.236
catalog number
72.173.236
accession number
303386
serial number
754196
Credit Line
Marion M. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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