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5 Taels, The Comptoir D'escompte De Paris, Shanghai, China (France), 1866

5 Taels, The Comptoir D'escompte De Paris, Shanghai, China (France), 1866

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One (1) 5 tael note
The Comptoir D'escompte De Paris, Shanghai, China (France), 1866
Obverse Image: Personification of Justice at top with eagle coat of arms to her right and sailing ship coat of arms to her left, denomination to the sides and below, Chinese and English throughout.
Obverse Text: [NEED TRANSLATION] 1668 / FIVE / INCORPORATED BY DECREES OF 7TH, 8TH, AND 10TH MARCH 1848, 10TH JUNE 1853, FIVE / SHANGHAI, / THE COMPTOIR D'ESCOMPTE DE PARIS / 10 / 1866 / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE FIVE TAELS, SYCEE OF SHANGHAI CURRENCY, VALUE RECEIVED. / FIVE / BY ORDER OF THE COURT OF DIRECTORS. / ENTD / ACCT / MANAGER / 1668
Reverse Image: Text in french throughout.
Reverse Text: LE COMPTOIR D'ESCOMPTE DE PARIS / PAYERA AU PORTEUR, A PRESENTATION, DANS SES BUREAUX, A SHANGHAI, CINQ TAELS COURANTS DE SHANGHAI. VALEUR RECUE COMPTANT. / PARIS, LE 6 OCTOBER 1866 / PAR ORDRE DU CONSEIL D'ADMINISTRATION. / PARIS- LMP. PAUL DUPONT
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1866
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 cm x 18.7 cm x.01 cm; 4 23/32 in x 7 3/8 in x in
ID Number
2018.0175.168
catalog number
2018.0175.168
accession number
2018.0175
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Chinese Banknotes
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Chinese Paper Money
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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