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5 Dollars, The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1941

5 Dollars, The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1941

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One (1) 5 dollar note
The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1941
Obverse Image: Denomination at center, name of bank at top, image of sitting woman (Ceres?) to the right.
Obverse Text: 5 / 伍 / THE HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION / 5 伍/ PROMISES TO PAY / NO. K656,383 / NO. K656,383 / THE BEARER ON DEMAND / AT ITS OFFICE HERE / HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE / DIEU ET MON DROIT / 伍圓 / FIVE DOLLARS / 伍圓 / OR THE EQUIVALENT IN THE CURRENCY / OF THE COLONY, VALUE RECEIVED. / HONG KONG / 1ST APRIL, 1941 / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / 伍 / 5 / CHIEF ACCOUNTANT. / CHIEF MANAGER. / 伍 / 5 / 港香 / HONGKONG / 港香 / BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO. LD. ENGRAVERS, NEW MALDEN, SURREY, ENGLAND.
Reverse Image: Denomination to the left and sides, name of bank at top and bottom, old Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation building at center.
Reverse Text: K656,383 / K656,383 / 5 / 伍 / THE HONGKONG & SHANGHAI / 5 DOLLARS / 伍 / BANKING CORPORATION / 5 / BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO. LD. ENGRAVERS, NEW MALDEN, SURREY, ENGLAND. / K656,383 / K656,383
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1941
place made
China: Hong Kong
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.8 cm x 17.4 cm x.01 cm; 3 27/32 in x 6 27/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.72.173.246
catalog number
72.173.246
accession number
303386
serial number
K656,383
Credit Line
Marion M. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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