National Bank of China Limited Bank Note Values
National Bank of China Limited Bank Notes
The National Bank of China Limited issued $5, $10, $50, $100, and $500 bills. Issued examples are known to exist for the two lower denomination. However, they are still extremely rare and very expensive. Not only are these beautiful pieces of paper money, they are also historically significant. There was a time in Hong Kong when paper money was avoided by the public. By the early 1890s the Chinese people had become accustomed to seeing paper money. In response to this new acceptance, The National Bank of China began printing bank notes as the first ever Chinese backed financial institution in Hong Kong. The bank opened in 1891 and stopped issuing currency on March 20th of 1895. Any money you see should say 2nd May 1894. The National Bank of China Ltd closed for good in 1911. We have images and more information about their five and ten dollar bank notes below.