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5 Yuan Bank of Communications; Shanghai overprint

5 Yuan (Bank of Communications; Shanghai overprint) -  obverse5 Yuan (Bank of Communications; Shanghai overprint) -  reverse

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Features

Country China - Republic
Type Local banknote
Year 1914
Value 5 Yuan (5)
Currency Yuan (1912-1949)
Composition Paper
Size 153 × 83 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 117
  • 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

Train in centre vignette with value on either side

Lettering:
交通銀行
印年三國民華中

定核部政財
正伍國民華中即憑
圓幣國華付票

AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK

Translation:
Bank of Communications
Printed in 3rd year of the Republic of China
Approved by the Board of Finance
To pay in national currency of the Republic of China

Reverse

Lettering:
BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS
PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE

FIVE YUAN
OF THE NATIONAL CURRENCY OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA.
SHANGHAI
OCTOBER 1st, 1914
AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO NEW YORK

Comments

Shanghai overprint in black with red signature seals.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1914  P#117n

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