100 Dollars The Chartered Bank

100 Dollars (The Chartered Bank) -  obverse100 Dollars (The Chartered Bank) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Hong Kong (China)
Issuing bank The Chartered Bank
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-1997)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1979-1982
Value 100 Dollars (100 HKD)
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Paper
Size 161 × 89 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 253955
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 79
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Mythological horse at right. Bank name and colony name across top. Chinese characters translating to "The Chartered Bank" and "Hong Kong" written right-to-left in red squares. Denomination in English and Chinese at centre, in bold lettering. Blank space for the watermark and anti-counterfeit identification design at left.

Lettering:
The Chartered Bank Hong Kong
INCORPORATED BY ROYAL CHARTER 1853
行銀打渣 港香
Promises to pay the bearer
on demand at its office here
One Hundred
Dollars 圓佰壹
or the equivalent in the Currency
of the Colony, Value received.
BY ORDER OF THE COURT OF DIRECTORS. HONG KONG 1ST JANUARY 1982

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER AREA GENERAL MANAGER

Reverse

Former bank headquarters at left, denomination in traditional Chinese and Arabic numerals written on top left and bottom left respectively. Coat of arms and bank name, in both Chinese and English, at centre. Blank space for the watermark and anti-counterfeit identification design at right.

Lettering:
圓佰壹 行銀打渣 100
100 The Chartered Bank

Watermark

Helmeted warrior's head

Printer

De La Rue (Thomas de la Rue, Thomas De La Rue & Co., TDLR), London, United Kingdom (1821-date)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1979-Jan-01 
1980-Jan-01 
1982-Jan-01 

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