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1 Ruble Russo Asiatic Bank

1 Ruble (Russo Asiatic Bank) -  obverse1 Ruble (Russo Asiatic Bank) -  reverse

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Features

Country China - Republic
Type Local banknote
Year 1917
Value 1 Ruble (1)
Composition Paper
Size 150 × 80 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# S474
  • 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

Orange, Brown and Multi Colour scrollwork with 1s in corners and large 1s on either side of declaration with date 1917. Dark green printing on white background. Three signatures at bottom

Lettering: All lettering is in Russian ( Cyrillic lettering) РУССКО-АЗIАТСКIИ БАНКЪ ХАРБИНЪ ОДИНЪ РУБЛЬ

Translation: Russio-Asiatic Bank Harbin One Ruble

Reverse

Brown, Locomotive at centre in circle. 1s in corners. 2 large 1s on either side of train. Serial number in red

Lettering: All lettering in Russian РУССКО-АЗIАТСКIИ БАНКЪ ОДИНЪ РУБЛЬ ХАРБИНЪ

Translation: Russio-Asiatic Bank One Ruble Harbin

Comments

Issued in 1917 by the Russio-Asiatic Bank for use by The Chinese Eastern Railway

Printed by the American Bank Note Company, New York.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1917)  P#S474a - printed note

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