50 Dollars

Features

Issuer Hong Kong (China)
Issuing bank The Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1929
Value 50 Dollars (50 HKD)
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Paper
Size 200 × 125 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 308189
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 44
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

Rice harvesting scene in the centre. Above, coat of arms of Great Britain supported by lions.

Scripts: Latin, Latin (cursive)

Lettering:
THE CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA, AUSTRALIA & CHINA
FIFTY DOLLARS
OR THE EQUIVALENT IN THE CURRENCY OF THE COLONY
HONGKONG
Waterlow & Sons, Ld. London Wall, London

Reverse

Perspective of a building. Tree to the left. Palm tree to the right. Crown in round medallion in to left corner. Order of the Golden Fleece in round medallion in top right corner. Men riding on elephant left in round medallion in lower left corner. Traditional junk sailing ship advancing left and pagoda in the background in round medallion in lower right corner.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
THE CHARTERED BANK OF
INDIA, AUSTRALIA AND CHINA
50
DOLLARS

Printer

Waterlow & Sons Limited, United Kingdom (1810-2009)

Comments

Examples of this type:
HVB Stiftung Geldscheinsammlung München #HKG-44

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1929-Nov-01 

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