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China 10 Yuan 1935

Item Code: CN-459A

Front: Agricultural occupations, farming scenes: Peasants building a haystack and sieving rice in front of a house. Illustrations from "Yong
Zheng Farming & Weaving Atlas". Back: Traditional Chinese double eaves Zhaoling Tomb or Zhao Mausoleum (Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911) the
North Mausoleum in Beiling Park (Huanggu District, Shenyang/Mukden, Liaoning Province) with the slightly upturned flying eaved "dragon" roof,
which is covered with semi-cylindrical clay pan tiles (built in the XVII century). It is the tomb of the second Qing emperor, Huang Taiji (Emperor
Taizong), and his empress Xiaoduanwen Bo'erjijite. Also known as "Magic Holy Pavilion". A horse. Watermark: Head of a cow. Security features:
Running serial numbers on the top front and bottom back of the banknote. Watermark. Coloured non-fluorescent fibres at the centre of the front
of the banknote. Predominant colour: Mauve purple violet. Artist: TDLR. Engraver: TDLR. Signatures: Gu Yiqun "Y.C. Koo" (Acting General
Manager); Xu Jizhuang "Chichuang Hsu" (Xu Ji Zhuang, Hsu Chi-chuang) (Assistant General Manager).
Security thread: None. Printing method:
Intaglio. Issuer: The Farmers Bank of China (Established on the 1st of April 1935). Date of Issue: Hankou, 1935 = 24th year of the Republic.
Withdrawn: Yes. Legal tender: No. Total issue: Information pending. Material: Cotton paper. Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Co., Ltd.,
London, England (TDLR).

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Dimensions: 148 x 84 mm

Three signature varieties are known. One as per above image with "Y.C. Koo" as Acting General Manager, one undocumented here,
and one as per image below:

Signatures: Ye Zhuo-tang (General Manager); Chen Huaizhong (Chen Wei-tsung, Chen Huai-Chung) (Assistant General Manager) (above)

Illustrations from "Yong Zheng Farming & Weaving Atlas" (Beijing Palace Museum)

Zhaoling Tomb (North Mausoleum) in Beiling Park, Mukden (now Shenyang)

Zhaoling Tomb in Beiling Park, Shenyang

Texts: The Farmers Bank of China (Zhongguó Nóngmín Yínháng) Promises to Pay the Bearer on Demand at Its Office Here.
Ten Yuan National Currency. Shí yuán. Republic of China.

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