Sinkiang Province Chinese Bank Note

Obverse (128kb).

Chinese Bank Note of Sinkiang Province.
Actual size 140x71 mm.
Chinese inscription:
Xin Jiang Shang Ye Yin Xing Yi Li Fen Xing Qi Piao -

Sinkiang Commercial (Trading) Bank, Ili branch, date obligation (bill of exchange).

8-Sep-96 I received message from Tsan-Sheng Hsu with next information:
    The note is a Uygur Temperary note issued by the Ili branch of the Sinkiang Commercial Bank in 1947, bearing the name of the bank in Han. There are also notes with 2000 and 3000.
    In November of 1944, Ili-Tarbaghatay-Altay revolutionary government started issuing temperary notes. Notes of the year 1945, 1947, and 1948 are known.
    Please refer to the book "Xinjiang Numismatics", 1991 by Xinjiang Art and Photo Press for more details.
Reverse (159kb).

Vladimir Belyaev, Moscow, Russia.
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