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20 Customs Gold Units Central Bank of China

20 Customs Gold Units (Central Bank of China) -  obverse20 Customs Gold Units (Central Bank of China) -  reverse

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Features

Country China - Republic
Type Standard banknote
Year 19 (1930)
Calendar Chinese republican
Value 20 Customs Gold Units (20)
Currency Customs Gold Unit (1930-1948)
Composition Paper
Size 192 × 87 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 328
  • 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

Portrait of Dr. Sun Yat-sen

Lettering:
中央銀行
上海
憑票即付
關金貳拾圓
中華民國十九年印
美國鈔票公司

Translation:
The Central Bank of China
Shanghai
Pay by notes
20 CGU
Printed in the 19th year of the Republic of China
American Bank Note Company

Reverse

Bank building

Lettering:
THE
CENTRAL BANK
OF CHINA

PROMISES TO PAY
THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE

TWENTY CUSTOMS GOLD UNITS

SHANGHAI, 1930

AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.

Comments

This issue was primarily used to facilitate customs payments, but during and after World War II the notes were used for general circulation. The 1930 issue was printed into the 1940s.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
19 (1930)  11% 1 letter prefix
19 (1930)  91% 2 letters prefix

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