1 Yuan Central Bank of China

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

© David Yee collection

Features

Issuer Republic of China
Issuing bank Central Bank of China (中央銀行)
Period Republic (1912-1949)
Type Standard banknote
Year 25 (1936)
Calendar Chinese republican
Value 1 Yuan
Currency Yuan (1912-1948)
Composition Paper
Size 157 × 75 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 226522
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 216
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Sun Yat-sen at left

Lettering:
行銀央中
圓壹
印年五十二國民華中
製司公路德華國英

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

Reverse

Forbidden City, Beijing

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

Watermark

Sun Yat-Sen profile

1 Yuan (Central Bank of China) -  obverse

© David Yee collection

Printer

Waterlow & Sons Limited, United Kingdom (1810-2009)

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 Frequency
25 (1936)  $ 8.60 59% P# 216a
25 (1936)  4% P# 216b
25 (1936)  7% P# 216c
25 (1936)  19% P# 216d
25 (1936)  11% P# 216e(1)
25 (1936)  4% P# 216e(2)
25 (1936)  0% P# 216e(3)
25 (1936)  0% P# 216e(4)

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Yuan (Central Bank of China)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Yuan (Central Bank of China)
Katz
Auction 62
Lot 913
Internet Archive
Jun 21, 2022 Undetermined USD 22.03
(EUR 21.00)
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