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10 Yuan Central Reserve Bank of China

10 Yuan (Central Reserve Bank of China) -  obverse10 Yuan (Central Reserve Bank of China) -  reverse

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Features

Country Reformed Government of the Republic of China
(China - Japanese puppet states)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1940
Value 10 Yuan (10)
Currency Yen (1938-1941)
Composition Paper
Size 163 × 81 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# J12
  • 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

The Central Reserve Bank of China Name of bank at top, denomination to the sides, portrait of Dr. Sun Yat-sen at center

Lettering:

拾圓

Translation:
10
10 Yuan

Reverse

Name of bank at top, denomination to the sides, Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum in Nanking at center

Lettering:
10
THE CENTRAL RESERVE BANK OF CHINA
TEN YUAN

Comments

Many collectors believe Wuhan and Kwangtung overprints are fantasies. All varieties are dated 1940 but some, as indicated in Varieties below, were actually issued in 1941.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1940 
1940  P# J12a; Bright blue obverse and reverse, serial number on obverse and reverse, black signatures (6.1.1941)
1940  P# J12b; As J12a, red control overprint on obverse and reverse
1940  P# J12c; Dark blue front & black, serial # on front only, black signatures
1940  P# J12d; As J12c, red control overprint on obverse and reverse
1940  P# J12e; As J12c, black overprint Kwangtung vertically at left and right
1940  P# J12f; As J12e, smaller blue overprint Kwangtung
1940  P# J12g; As J12c, Light blue overprint Wuhan over red seals on obverse
1940  P# J12h; Color similar to J12c, serial number on obverse only, blue signature, (19.12.1941)
1940  P# J12i; As J12h, overprint Wuhan over signature seals at left and right (as J12g)
1940  P# J12j; As J12h, overprint Wuhan vertically at sides on obverse
1940  P# J12k; As J12h, black overprint Wuhan at left and right (as J12e)
1940  P# J12l; As J12h, blue overprint Wuhan at left right in different type style
1940  P# J12s1; As J12a, Specimen with red overprint Yang Pen. Specimen on reverse
1940  P# J12s2; As J12c, Specimen with red overprint Yang Pen. Specimen on reverse
1940  P# J12s3; As J12c, Specimen with red overprint Mi-hon, regular serial number
1940  P# J12s4; As J12h, Specimen with red overprint Yang Pen. Specimen on reverse
1940  P# J12s5; As J12h, Specimen with red overprint Mi-hon, regular serial number

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