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500 Customs Gold Units

500 Customs Gold Units -  obverse500 Customs Gold Units -  reverse

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Features

Country China - Republic
Type Standard banknote
Year 36 (1947)
Calendar Chinese republican
Value 500 Customs Gold Units (500)
Currency Customs Gold Unit (1930-1948)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 67 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 336
  • 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
關金伍佰圓
中華民國三十六年印
美商保安鈔票公司

Translation:
The Central Bank of China
500 CGU
Printed in the 36th year of the Republic of China
American Security Banknote Company

Reverse

Bank building

Lettering:
THE
CENTRAL BANK
OF CHINA

FIVE HUNDRED CUSTOMS GOLD UNITS

1947

SECURITY BANKNOTE 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
36 (1947)  100% P#336a
36 (1947)  0% P#336s; Specimen

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