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500 Yuan The Central Bank of China

500 Yuan (The Central Bank of China) -  obverse500 Yuan (The Central Bank of China) -  reverse

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Features

Country China - Republic
Type Standard banknote
Year 33 (1944)
Calendar Chinese republican
Value 500 Yuan (500)
Currency Yuan (1912-1948)
Composition Paper
Size 166 × 82 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 267
  • 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 outlying security features; dark brown characters in Chinese; two official red seals; two red serial numbers; portrait of Dr. Sun Yat Sen

Lettering:
中央銀行
五佰圓
中華民國三十三年印

Translation:
Central Bank of China
500 Yuan
Printed in the 33 year of the Republic

Reverse

English of obverse with large "500" as decoration

Lettering:
The Central Bank of China
500
Five Hundred Yuan
1944

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
33 (1944) 

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