5 Dollars The Chartered Bank

Features

Issuer Hong Kong (China)
Issuing bank The Chartered Bank
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-1997)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1975 (1970-1975)
Value 5 Dollars
5 HKD = USD 0.64
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Paper
Size 139 × 77 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 211309
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 73
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Bank building at left, bank crest at centre.

Lettering:
5
香港

INCORPORATED BY 渣打銀行 ROYAL CHARTER 1853
THE CHARTERED BANK
1ST JUNE 1975
Promises to pay the bearer on demand at its office here

FIVE DOLLARS
or the equivalent in the Currency of the Colony Value Received
HONG KONG
By Order of the Court of Directors

伍圓 5 伍圓

Reverse

City Hall at centre-right.

Lettering:
5 THE CHARTERED BANK 伍

伍 FIVE DOLLARS 5

THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY LIMITED.

Watermark

Helmeted warrior's head.

Printer

De La Rue (Thomas de la Rue, Thomas De La Rue & Co., TDLR), London, United Kingdom (1821-date)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1970-1975)  24% P#73b - No date; Signature titles: "Accountant" & "Manager in Hong Kong"
ND (1970-1975)  43% P#75a - No date; Signature titles: "Accountant" & "Manager"
1975  0% P#73s; Specimen
1975-Jun-01  43% P#73b - Signature titles: "Accountant" & "Chief Manager in Hong Kong"

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