1 Yuan

1 Yuan -  obverse1 Yuan -  reverse

© David Yee collection

Features

Country Republic of China
Type Standard banknote
Year 25 (1936)
Calendar Chinese republican
Value 1 Yuan (1)
Currency Yuan (1912-1948)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 75 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 216
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

Red ink designs with black lettering.
Serial Numbers Title Serial Numbers
Denomination
Two official red stamps
Year in Chinese

Lettering:
中央銀行
壹圓
中華民國二十五年印
英國華德路公司製

Translation:
Central Bank of China
One Yuan
Printed in year 25 of the Republic
England Waterloo Company system

Reverse

Darker red ink with English lettering
Bank name
Forbidden City, Beijing
Denomination
Signatures in black ink
Year

Lettering:
THE CENTRAL BANK OF CHINA
ONE YUAN
NATIONAL CURRENCY
1936
WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDON

Watermark

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen profile

1 Yuan -  obverse

© David Yee collection

Comments

Eight variations exist; differing by signatures and/or Tibetan overstamp

Tibetan Overstamp


P# 216a
 
P# 216b
 
P# 216c
 
P# 216d
 
P# 216e(1)
Tibetan overstamp
 
P# 216e(2)
Tibetan overstamp
 
P# 216e(3)
Tibetan overstamp
 
P# 216e(4)
Tibetan overstamp
 

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
25 (1936)  P# 216a
25 (1936)  P# 216b
25 (1936)  P# 216c
25 (1936)  P# 216d
25 (1936)  P# 216e(1)
25 (1936)  P# 216e(2)
25 (1936)  P# 216e(3)
25 (1936)  P# 216e(4)

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