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5 Dollars Central Bank of China

5 Dollars (Central Bank of China) -  obverse5 Dollars (Central Bank of China) -  reverse

© David Yee collection

Features

Country China - Republic
Type Standard banknote
Year 19 (1930)
Calendar Chinese republican
Value 5 Dollars (5)
Currency Yuan (1912-1949)
Composition Paper
Size 175 × 76 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 200
  • 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 with colorful security features on left and right
Name of bank
Place
Portrait of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen
Year
Printing Company

Lettering:
中央銀行
上海
憑即國伍票付帶圓
中華民國十九年印
美國钞票公司

Translation:
Central Bank of China
The Country Will Pay Five Yuan in Coin
The Nineteenth Year of the Republic
American Banknote Company

Reverse

Green ink designs with white outlined text. Serial number and official seal in red ink
Title in English
Scene of the Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen
Denomination
Place
Date
Printing company

Lettering:
THE CENTRAL BANK OF CHINA
PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE HERE
FIVE DOLLARS
NATIONAL CURRENCY
SHANGHAI
1930
AMERICAN BANKNOTE COMPANY

Comments

Six  variations exist with different signature combinations from seven people.

P# 200e differs by having serial number on front and back
P# 200f differs by having serial number on the back and green signatures.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
19 (1930)  P# 200a
19 (1930)  P# 200b
19 (1930)  P# 200c
19 (1930)  P# 200d
19 (1930)  P# 200e
19 (1930)  P# 200f

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