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2500 Customs Gold Units

2500 Customs Gold Units -  obverse2500 Customs Gold Units -  reverse

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Features

Country China - Republic
Type Standard banknote
Year 37 (1948)
Calendar Chinese republican
Value 2500 CGU (2500)
Currency Yuan (1912-1949)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 63 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 358
  • 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
關金貳仟伍佰圓
中華民國三十七年印
中央印製廠

Translation:
The Central Bank of China
2500 CGU
Printed in the 37th year of the Republic of China
Central Engraving and Printing Plant

Reverse

Bank building

Lettering:
THE
CENTRAL BANK
OF CHINA

TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED CUSTOMS GOLD UNITS

2500

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
37 (1948) 

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