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100 Dollars HSBC

100 Dollars (HSBC) -  obverse100 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 1941-1959
Value 100 Dollars (100 HKD)
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Paper
Size 194 × 118 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 176e
  • 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

A red banknote with a woman seated on the left with a book. Large oval space on the right for watermark. Coat of arms in the centre above the bank name and denomination.

Lettering:
行銀豐匯海上港香
100 THE HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION 100
Promises to pay
No. B 694,047 No. B 694,047
the Bearer on demand at its Office here
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS
or the equivalent in the Currency
of the Colony, Value received.
HONG KONG 1ST APRIL 1941
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

100 CHIEF ACCOUNTANT HONG KONG CHIEF MANAGER 100
港香 HongKong 港香

Engravers: Bradbury Wilkinson, Co

Reverse

An angel blowing a trumpet at the top centre and the original HSBC building in the centre.

Lettering:
100
THE HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI
100 Dollars
BANKING CORPORATION
100

Engravers: Bradbury Wilkinson, Co

Comments

Watermark:  Warrior
Printer: BWC
Two printed singatures

See also

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1941  KNB66a 1/4 Prefix B
ND (1941-1947)  KNB66S 1/4/1941, 31/3/1946, 31/3/1947 Specimen
1946  KNB66b 30/3 Prefix B-C
1947  KNB66c 31/3 Prefix C-E
1948  KNB66d 1/4 Prefix E-F
1952  KNB66e 1/8 Prefix F
1955  KNB66f 1/3 Prefix F-G
1956  KNB66g 31/5 Prefix G-H
1958  KNB66h 25/2 Prefix H
1958  KNB66j 24/9 Prefix H
1959  KNB66i 4/2 Prefix H-J

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