1 Dollar, The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1913

1 Dollar, The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1913

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One (1) dollar note
The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Hong Kong, China, 1913
Obverse Image: Denomination to the right, name of bank at top, portrait of Athena in arms to the left, Coat of Arms and sailing vignette to the right.
Obverse Text: 1 / 壹 / 1 / 壹 / THE HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION / HONG KONG / 1ST.. July 1913 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND / ONE DOLLAR LOCAL CURRENCY / AT ITS OFFICE HERE, VALUE RECEIVED / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS / CHIEF MANAGER / HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE / DIEU ET MON DROIT / CHIEF ACCT. / 1 / HONG KONG / BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO. LD. ENGRAVERS, LONDON.
Reverse Image: Denomination to the sides and above, woman playing harp at center.
Reverse Text: 1 / ONE DOLLAR / 1 /壹圓 / 壹圓 / 1 / 港香 / HONGKONG / 港香 / 1 / BRADBURY, WILKINSON & CO. LD. ENGRAVERS, LONDON.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1913
place made
China: Hong Kong
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.5 cm x 12.5 cm x.01 cm; 3 11/32 in x 4 29/32 in x in
ID Number
2018.0175.121
catalog number
2018.0175.121
accession number
2018.0175
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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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