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1 Yuan Bank of Communications

1 Yuan (Bank of Communications) -  obverse1 Yuan (Bank of Communications) -  reverse

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Features

Country China - Republic
Type Standard banknote
Year 20 (1931)
Calendar Chinese republican
Value 1 Yuan (1)
Currency Yuan (1912-1948)
Composition Paper
Size 147 × 80 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 148
  • 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

Red.
Steam passenger train at center.

Lettering:
交通銀行
上海
壹圓
財政部核定
憑票即付中華民國國幣壹元
中華民國二十年印
德納羅印鈔公司

Translation:
Bank of Communications
1 Yuan (1 Dollar)
Approved by the Ministry of Finance
Pay for national currency of the Republic of China 1 yuan by note
Printed in the 20th year of the Republic of China
Thomas De La Rue & Company Limited London

Reverse

Red.
Houses and pagoda at center.

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

ONE YUAN
OF THE NATIONAL CURRENCY OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA
SHANGHAI

JANUARY 1ST 1931

THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY LIMITED LONDON

Watermark

Train

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
20 (1931)  P#148a; English signature and red signature seals printed separately at lower left and right.
20 (1931)  P#148b; Red signature seals printed separately at lower left and right.
20 (1931)  P#148c; Red signature seals engraved in frame design at lower left and right.
20 (1931)  P#148s1; Specimen without seals on front.
20 (1931)  P#148s2; Specimen with seals on front.

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