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SCWPM P390a 10 Gold Yuan Chinese Banknote Fine F (1945 (1948))

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SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price Stock
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P390a     10 gold yuan 1945 (1948) F $ 5.67 In Stock
P390a 10 gold yuan 1945 (1948) F $ 5.67 In Stock
Portrait of Chiang Kai-shek. Printer: ABNC. Yachoufu stone bridge in Szechuan. S/M C302-4b. Intaglio printing. No security thread or watermark. Coloured planchets (dots). Signatures: Lee Chun-yiu & O.K. Yui. Grafitti on back.
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The Chinese Customs Gold Units, issued in Shanghai in 1930, served as vital instruments for customs payments. However, their significance expanded during and post-World War II, as they became widely circulated. Notable for featuring Sun Yat-sen on the obverse and the Customs building on the reverse, these notes were issued by the Central Bank of China. The promise to pay the bearer fifty Customs Gold Units in Shanghai, 1930, was backed by the bank. Printed by the American Bank Note Company, production of these notes extended into the 1940s, shaping the economic landscape of Shanghai significantly.