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1 Yuan Central Reserve Bank of China

1 Yuan (Central Reserve Bank of China) -  obverse1 Yuan (Central Reserve Bank of China) -  reverse

© David Yee collection

Features

Country Reformed Government of the Republic of China
(China - Japanese puppet states)
Type Standard banknote
Year 29 (1940)
Calendar Chinese republican
Value 1 Yuan (1)
Currency Yen (1938-1941)
Composition Paper
Size 146 × 78 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# J8
  • 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

Green ink on toned paper
Chinese writing
Left: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen
Middle: The mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen
Right: Styled denomination in Chinese
Serial numbers under portrait and denomination
Red seal stamps between serial number pair

Translation:
The Central Reserve Bank of China
One Yuan
The Reformed Government of the Republic
Printed in the 29th Year of the Republic

Reverse

Green Ink on toned paper
English writing
Centered: Large denomination in English
Left/Right below denomination: Signatures
1940

Lettering:
The Central Reserve Bank of China
One 1 Yuan
1940

Comments

This should be compared to J9, issued the same year. Both are standard circulation. J8a was for regular circulation. J8b and J8c were overstamped for control

Only one style of signatures for this note, unlike J9

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
29 (1940)  P-J8a standard issue
29 (1940)  P-J8b 'Hsing' overprint in red on both sides
29 (1940)  P-J8c 'Yi' overprint twice on both sides

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