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1 Dollar, The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1890

1 Dollar, The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1890

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 dollar note
The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1890
Obverse Image: Denomination at center and to sides, name of bank at top.
Obverse Text: 1 / 1 / NO. 38723 / NO. 38723 / THE HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION / $1 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE / ONE DOLLAR LOCAL CURRENCY / OR THE EQUIVALENT IN THE CURRENCY OF THE ISLAND, VALUE RECEIVED / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / HONGKONG / 2 JANUARY 1890 / 1 / CHIEF. ACCT. / CHIEF MANAGER. / 1 / ENGRAVED BY BARCLAY & FRY, LONDON.
Reverse Image: Denomination to the sides and above, Coat of Arms at center.
Reverse Text: 1 / 1 / ONE / 壹圓 / $1 / $1 / 壹 / 壹圓 / DOLLAR / 1 / 港香 / HONGKONG / 港香 / 1
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1890
place made
China: Hong Kong
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.4 cm x 12.7 cm x.01 cm; 3 5/16 in x 5 in x in
ID Number
NU.66.27362
catalog number
66.27362
accession number
269138
serial number
38723
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer L. Neinken
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Chinese Banknotes
NNC Chinese Bank Notes
Chinese Paper Money
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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