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500 Dollars HSBC

500 Dollars (HSBC) -  obverse500 Dollars (HSBC) -  reverse

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Features

Country Hong Kong
(China)
Issuing bank The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1935-1969
Value 500 Dollars (500 HKD)
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Paper
Size 201 × 123 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 179
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Lettering:
行銀豐匯 海上港香
THE HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION
L05870 L05870
PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE
FIVE HUNDRED
DOLLARS
圓百伍
OR THE EQUIVALENT IN THE CURRENCY OF THE COLONY, VALUE RECEIVED
HONG KONG 11TH FEBRUARY, 1968
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHIEF ACCOUNTANT CHIEF MANAGER
港香 HONGKONG 港香

Reverse

Lettering:
500 百伍

THE HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI
BANKING CORPORATION
百伍 500 DOLLARS 百伍

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND  Specimen
1935  P# 179a; 1/6/1935
1936  P# 179a; 1/1/1936
1937  P# 179a; 1/7/1937
1946  P# 179b; 30/3/1946
1947  P# 179b; 31/3/1947
1948  P# 179b; 1/4/1948
1952  P# 179b; 1/8/1952
1960  P# 179c; 11/7/1960
1965  P# 179c; 1/2/1965
1966  P# 179c; 1/3/1966
1966  P# 179c; 1/8/1966
1967  P# 179d; 31/7/1967
1968  P# 179e; 11/2/1968
1969  P# 179f; 27/3/1969

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