American Bank Note Archives Auctions, Part V

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U.S. & Worldwide Banknotes, Bonds, Shares and Security Printing Ephemera from the Archives of American Bank Note Company and many other Security Printers. Also including additional select properties and collections of rare issued banknotes, bonds and shares.
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Bank of China, 1917 "Tientsin" Issue.1014 - Bank of China, 1917 "Tientsin" Issue.
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Tientsin. 1917. $1. P-38e.(S/M #C294-80). Specimen note, Black and brown with Gateway on right, back is blue. Specimen overprint, "00000" ...
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Bank of China, 1930 Issue.1015 - Bank of China, 1930 Issue.
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Amoy. 1930. 10 Yuan. P-69. (S/M #C294-172). Issued banknote. Temple behind trees on face in orange and m/c, back is orange. AU+ to Uncirculated condit
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Bank of China, Fukien and Tientsin Branch, 1918 Issue Banknote Quartet.1016 - Bank of China, Fukien and Tientsin Branch, 1918 Issue Banknote Quartet.
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Lot of 4 notes, all are 1918 Issues. Includes 2 different Tientsin/Peking Branch notes, 5 Yuan, P52r, (S/M #C294-101-), VG+ to Fine; 10 Yuan, P53r, (
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Bank of China, Rare Harbin Issue.1017 - Bank of China, Rare Harbin Issue.
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Shanghai (Harbin) 1918.$5. P-52Aa. Issued banknote. House with peking pagoda, brown and m/c, Shanghai overprinted on back with previous city crossed o
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Bank of China, Rare Harbin Issue.1018 - Bank of China, Rare Harbin Issue.
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Harbin 1917. 20 cents. P-44b. Specimen uniface back banknote (face missing). Exchange clause blocked out. Specimen overprint in red. Note appears AU t
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Bank of China, Tientsin Branch, 1918 Issues1019 - Bank of China, Tientsin Branch, 1918 Issues
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Tientsin. Lot of 4 notes, all 1918 Issues. Includes 1 Yuan, P51q, (S/M #C294-100r), Brown, VG; 5 Yuan, P52r, (S/M #C294-101-), Tientsin overprint on P
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Bank of China, Tsingtao/Shantung Branch, 1918 Issue Banknote Pair.1020 - Bank of China, Tsingtao/Shantung Branch, 1918 Issue Banknote Pair.
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Tsingtao/Shantung. Lot of 2 notes, both 1918 Issues. Includes 5 Yuan, P52n, (S/M #C294-100o), Green, VG-VG+; 10 Yuan, P53s, (S/M #C294-102o), VG-VG+
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Bank of China, Unlisted $50 Denomination, 1912 Issue Proof.1021 - Bank of China, Unlisted $50 Denomination, 1912 Issue Proof.
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Series of 1912. $50 Local Currency. Unique P-Unlisted. Proof back only, no front proof. Printed in olive green on india paper and mounted on card. P
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Bank of China, Unlisted Foochow/Fukien Branch, 1918 Issue Banknote.   1022 - Bank of China, Unlisted Foochow/Fukien Branch, 1918 Issue Banknote.
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Foochow overprint on Fukien Branch banknote. 1918, 10 Yuan, P53 Unlisted Branch variety, (S/M #C294-102?). Orange on m/c underprint with temple behind
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Bank of Communication Banknote Specimen, 1927 Issue.1023 - Bank of Communication Banknote Specimen, 1927 Issue.
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Shantung, China. 1927, 10 Yuan, P-147Bs, Specimen, Green on m/c, Maritime Customs building, back green and m/c, Specimen overprint, "00000"...
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Bank of Communication Banknote Specimen, 1927 Issue.1024 - Bank of Communication Banknote Specimen, 1927 Issue.
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Shantung, China. 1927, 10 Yuan, P-147Bs, Specimen, Green on m/c, Maritime Customs building, back green and m/c, Specimen overprint, "00000"...
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Bank of Communication, 1914 Issue Amoy Branch.1025 - Bank of Communication, 1914 Issue Amoy Branch.
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Amoy. 1914. 10 Yuan. P-118a. (S/M #C126-100). Issued banknote. Maritime customs building and street car on blue and m/c on face, back is blue with shi
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Bank of Communication, 1914 Issue Tsingtau Branch.1026 - Bank of Communication, 1914 Issue Tsingtau Branch.
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Tsingtau. 1914. 1 Yuan. P-116s. (S/M #C126-79). Issued banknote. Locomotive in ravine, brown and m/c on face, back with steamship in rough seas, brown
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Bank of Communication, 1914 Issue.1027 - Bank of Communication, 1914 Issue.
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1927. 10 Yuan. P-118 Unlisted Specimen banknote with no place name. Green and m/c on face with building and streetcar, back is green with ship and tra
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Bank of Communication, 1927 Second Issue Unlisted Hankow Branch.1028 - Bank of Communication, 1927 Second Issue Unlisted Hankow Branch.
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Hankow. 1927. 1 Yuan. P-145B Unlisted Hankow Branch Specimen banknote. Locomotive left to right. Orange-red on face and back. Uncirculated to CU condi
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Bank of Communications, 1913 Issue.1029 - Bank of Communications, 1913 Issue.
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1913. $1. P-110 Unlisted Proof Banknote with no place name. Face proof only, printed on india paper on thin card in orange and m/c. Vignette of electr
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Bank of Communications, 1914 Issue Banknote Assortment.1030 - Bank of Communications, 1914 Issue Banknote Assortment.
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Lot of 9 notes. All are 1914 issues. Includes 2 examples of Shanghai, 1 Yuan, P-116m., Purple and m/c, both in Uncirculated to CU condition (listed in
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Bank of Communications, 1920 Harbin Issue.1031 - Bank of Communications, 1920 Harbin Issue.
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Harbin. 1920. 1 Yuan. P-128s. Specimen banknote. Face is Black on m/c with passenger train in ravine, back is in brown, written in English and Russian
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Bank of Communications, 1924 Issue Color Trial Specimen Banknote.1032 - Bank of Communications, 1924 Issue Color Trial Specimen Banknote.
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1924. 10 Yuan, P-136 (S/M #C126-162 Unlisted), Color Trial Specimen printed in red and m/c instead of issued green. Ship dockside on face, back with b
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Bank of Communications, 1927 First Issues.1033 - Bank of Communications, 1927 First Issues.
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Tsingtau. 1927. 10 cents. P-141b, (S/M #C126-181b) blue face with train and steamship, back brown. Note appears a nice VF, crisp and firm paper and c
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Bank of Communications, 1927 Issue Banknote Branch Pair.1034 - Bank of Communications, 1927 Issue Banknote Branch Pair.
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Lot of 2 notes, Both are 1 Yuan, 1927 Issues. Includes P-145Ac, (S/M #C126-93) Shanghai Branch, blue face, Fine+ to VF; P-145C, (S/M #C126-200) Tients
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Bank of Communications, 1927 Issue Banknote Branch Quartet.1035 - Bank of Communications, 1927 Issue Banknote Branch Quartet.
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Lot of 4 notes, all are 1 Yuan, 1927 Issues in yellow-orange and m/c. Includes P-145Ba, (S/M #C126-94) Shangtung Branch, Fine; P-145Bb, (S/M #C126-95)
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Bank of Communications, 1927 Issue.1036 - Bank of Communications, 1927 Issue.
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Shanghai. 1927, 1 Yuan, P-145Ac, (S/M #C126-93) blue face with locomotive traveling through a ravine, VF condition with sharp corners and clean fresh
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Bank of Communications, Chefoo Branch, 1914 Issue.   1037 - Bank of Communications, Chefoo Branch, 1914 Issue.
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Chefoo. 1 Yuan. P-116c (S/M #C126-61). Issued banknote. Brown on m/c with locomotive in ravine, back brown with steamship on stormy seas. Note appears
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Bank of Communications, Kiukiang Branch, 1924 "Waterlow" Issue.   1038 - Bank of Communications, Kiukiang Branch, 1924 "Waterlow" Issue.
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Kiukiang. 5 Yuan. P-135a (S/M #C126-). Issued banknote. Black-brown with locomotive, back bank building in center. Note appears Good+ to VG. Very rar
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Bank of Communications, Unlisted Tientsin Branch Signature Variety, 1914 Issue.   1039 - Bank of Communications, Unlisted Tientsin Branch Signature Variety, 1914 Issue.
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Tientsin. Lot of 2 notes. Included are 2 varieties of a 5 Yuan, Tientsin overprint on P-117 banknote. One is Unlisted with black Chinese signatures an
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Bank of Territorial Development, 1914 Issue.1040 - Bank of Territorial Development, 1914 Issue.
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ChangChun (Over Shanghai). 1914. $1, P-566f issued banknote. Green and black, workers with camels. Note appears XF to AU but there is light toning on
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Bank of Territorial Development, 1914 Issue.1041 - Bank of Territorial Development, 1914 Issue.
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Changchun and Changchun/? Branches. Lot of 2 examples, 1914, $1, P-566a and P-566?, 2 issued notes. Both black on green face and green back. Back top
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Bank of Territorial Development, 1915 Issue.1042 - Bank of Territorial Development, 1915 Issue.
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Manchuria. 1915. 20 cents, P-571 issued banknote. Green with farm workers on left. Fine to VF. Scarce note.
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Bank of Territorial Development, 1915 Issue. 1043 - Bank of Territorial Development, 1915 Issue.
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Manchuria. Nov.1st, 1915. 20 Cents, P-571 (S/M #C165-12) Issued banknote. Green with farm workers on left, back green. Fine+ to VF condition. Serial #
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Bank of Territorial Development, 1916 Issue.1044 - Bank of Territorial Development, 1916 Issue.
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Changchun. 1916. 40 cents, P-580 issued banknote. Black on light red underprint, houses along shore. VG to VG+. Scarce note.
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Central Bank of China - 1923 Issue Mei Luk Branch.1045 - Central Bank of China - 1923 Issue Mei Luk Branch.
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Mei Luk. 1923. $5. P-175c. Specimen banknote. Green and m/c front, back red. SYS in center. Specimen overprint, "00000" serial numbers an...
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Central Bank of China - 1923 Issue Mei Luk Branch.1046 - Central Bank of China - 1923 Issue Mei Luk Branch.
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Mei Luk. 1923. $10. P-176Ac. Specimen banknote. Pink and m/c front, back orange. SYS in center. Specimen overprint, "00000" serial number...
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Central Bank of China - 1923 Issue Pak Hoi Branch.1047 - Central Bank of China - 1923 Issue Pak Hoi Branch.
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Pak Hoi. 1923. $1. P-171Ad. Specimen banknote. Dark green and m/c front, back brown. SYS in center. Specimen overprint, "00000" serial num...
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Central Bank of China - 1923 Issue Pak Hoi Branch.1048 - Central Bank of China - 1923 Issue Pak Hoi Branch.
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Pak Hoi. 1923. $10. P-176Ae. Specimen banknote. Pink and m/c front, back orange. SYS in center. Specimen overprint, "00000" serial number...
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Central Bank of China - Mei Luk Specimen Banknote. 1049 - Central Bank of China - Mei Luk Specimen Banknote.
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1923. $50. P-178A Unlisted place name "Mei Luk". SYS in center. Dark Olive Green front, Dark Blue-black back. Specimen banknote. Red speci...
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Central Bank of China Examples of Raised Banknotes From ABNC Security Research Department.1050 - Central Bank of China Examples of Raised Banknotes From ABNC Security Research Department.
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Lot of 3 banknotes, 2 are altered notes from lower denominations. Included is a 1928, $1, P-195 that has been raised to a $5 banknote with well done a
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Central Bank of China, 1945 Issue Color Trial Specimen.1051 - Central Bank of China, 1945 Issue Color Trial Specimen.
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1945. 1000 Yuan, P-289 Unlisted Color Trial Specimen banknote. Front is reddish brown and back is a lighter brown. "00000" serial numbers...
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Central Bank of China, 1945 Issue Color Trial Specimen.1052 - Central Bank of China, 1945 Issue Color Trial Specimen.
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1945. 1000 Yuan, P-289 Unlisted Color Trial Specimen banknote. Front is brown and back is a red brown and significantly different from previous examp
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Central Bank of China, 1948 (1945 dated) Gold Chin Yuan Issue.1053 - Central Bank of China, 1948 (1945 dated) Gold Chin Yuan Issue.
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1948. 5 Yuan, P-389s. (S/M #C302-3). Specimen uniface front banknote. Blue with SYS at center. Specimen overprint and control # on otherwise blank bac
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Central Bank of China, 1948 Customs Gold Units Issue, Color Trial Specimen.1054 - Central Bank of China, 1948 Customs Gold Units Issue, Color Trial Specimen.
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1948. 10,000 CGU, P-363 Unlisted Color Trial. Uniface specimen pair. Unlisted as specimen in pick. Uniface front & back specimens. Dated 3-31-4...
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Central Bank of China, 1948 Customs Gold Units Issue, Color Trial Specimen.1055 - Central Bank of China, 1948 Customs Gold Units Issue, Color Trial Specimen.
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1948. 10,000 CGU, P-363 Unlisted Color Trial. Uniface specimen pair. Unlisted as specimen in pick. Uniface front & back specimens. No date on t...
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Central Bank of China, 1949 General Gold "Chin Yuan" Issue.1056 - Central Bank of China, 1949 General Gold "Chin Yuan" Issue.
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1949. 500,000 Yuan, P-449C (S/M #C302-). Issued banknote. Blue on pink with red overprints and blank back. Note appears XF but it is one light corner
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Central Bank of China, 1949 Gold Chin Yuan Fourth Issue. 1057 - Central Bank of China, 1949 Gold Chin Yuan Fourth Issue.
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April 1949, 500,000 Yuan, P-450N (S/M #C302-90), Issued banknote, blue on yellow underprint, SYS center, One strong horizontal middle fold with 2 or 3
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Central Bank of China, Modern Printing Test for Hologram Security Using 1946 Banknote Reprint.1058 - Central Bank of China, Modern Printing Test for Hologram Security Using 1946 Banknote Reprint.
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1946 (ca.1980's). 20 Cents, P-396, Unlisted Uniface Specimen back with sampans at anchor printed in brown with Hologram security strip on right ...
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Central Bank of China, Proof Banknote.1059 - Central Bank of China, Proof Banknote.
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1948. 5000 CGU, P-360 Unlisted face and back Proofs. Printed uniface in blue on white unwatermarked paper. Portrait of SYS in center of face and bank
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Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Banknote, 1948 Customs Gold Units Issue.1060 - Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Banknote, 1948 Customs Gold Units Issue.
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1948. 250,000 C.G.U. Series 00-A. P-Unlisted. One of 2 different varieties. This note has the vertical Chinese characters on face below portrait separ
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Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Banknote, 1948 Customs Gold Units Issue.1061 - Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Banknote, 1948 Customs Gold Units Issue.
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1948. 250,000 C.G.U. Series 00-A. P-Unlisted. One of 2 different varieties. This note has the vertical Chinese characters on face below portrait joine
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Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Banknote, 1949 Gold Chin Yuan Issue.1062 - Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Banknote, 1949 Gold Chin Yuan Issue.
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1949. 5000 Gold Yuan. Series 1-A. P-Unlisted. Uniface front and back specimen banknotes in lime green. CKS in center. Red Chinese specimen overprint,
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Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Banknote, 1949 Gold Chin Yuan Issue.1063 - Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Banknote, 1949 Gold Chin Yuan Issue.
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1949. 5000 Gold Yuan. Series 1-A. P-Unlisted. Uniface front and back specimen banknotes in lime green. CKS in center. Red Chinese specimen overprint,
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