5 Fen Federal Reserve Bank of China

5 Fen (Federal Reserve Bank of China) -  obverse5 Fen (Federal Reserve Bank of China) -  reverse

© David Yee collection

Features

Issuer Reformed Government of the Republic of China (Japanese puppet states in China)
Type Standard banknote
Years 27-28 (1938-1939)
Calendar Chinese republican
Value 5 Fen
Composition Paper
Size 95 × 53 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 224631
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# J47
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

Seventeen Arches Bridge at New Summer Palace in Beijing centered
Denomination in bold, large print on both sides of bridge
Block numbers above each bold denomination
Seal script signatures below each bold denomination

Lettering:
(Variant P-J47a)
中國聯合準備銀行
伍分
中華民國二十七年
行政委員會印刷局印

(Variant P-J47b)

中國聯合準備銀行
伍分
中華民國二十八年
行政委員會印刷局印

Translation:
(Variant P-J47a)

Federal Reserve Bank of China
5 Fen
27th Year of the Republic of China
Printed by the Printing Bureau of the Administrative Commission

(Variant P-J47b)
Federal Reserve Bank of China
5 Fen
28th Year of the Republic of China
Printed by the Printing Bureau of the Administrative Commission

Reverse

Ornate design around bold Roman and Chinese seal script denomination

Lettering: 5 伍分 5

Translation: 5 Five Fen 5

Comments

Two varieties exist.
P-47a  1938 (year 27 of the Republican calendar)
P-47b 1939 (year 28 of the Republican calendar)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
27 (1938)  75% P-J47a
28 (1939)  25% P-J47b

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Fen (Federal Reserve Bank of China)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Fen (Federal Reserve Bank of China)
Katz
Auction 56
Lot 311
Internet Archive
Mar 12, 2022 28 (1939) – P-J47b XF USD 7.30
(EUR 7.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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