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10 Yuan Bank of Communications

10 Yuan (Bank of Communications) -  obverse10 Yuan (Bank of Communications) -  reverse

© David Yee collection

Features

Country China - Republic
Type Standard banknote
Year 30 (1941)
Calendar Chinese republican
Value 10 Yuan (10)
Currency Yuan (1912-1949)
Composition Paper
Size 162 × 80 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 159
  • 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

Brown toned paper with brown designs and multi-colored security features.
Title
Denomination
Image of train in transit
Date

Lettering:
交通银行
拾圓
中華民國三十年印

Translation:
Bank of Communications
10 Yuan
Printed in the 30th Year of the Republic of China

Reverse

Brown toned paper with brown designs. Red serial numbers on front and back
Large block letters in English
Title
Denomination
Date

Lettering:
BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS
10 TEN 10
TEN YUAN
1941

Comments

Eight varieties exist. Those without place of issue overprint were issued in Japanese controlled areas.

Issued concurrently with P# 158 10 Yuan.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
30 (1941)  P# 159a serial # on front and back
30 (1941)  P# 159b serial 3 on front only
30 (1941)  P# 159c without serial numbers and signature seals
30 (1941)  P# 159d mismatching serial #s
30 (1941)  P# 159e like 159a with cancellation stamp
30 (1941)  P# 159f like 159c with cancellation stamp
30 (1941)  P# 159g like 159d with cancellation stamp
30 (1941)  p# 159h serial # back only

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