YOKOHAMA, JAPAN. 5% Gold Loan of Yen 500. Cat. KUL 211. purple, green, black. No 1302. The loan was issued by the Yokohama Specie Bank, in Japan and London, in Japanese currency, to build the Beijing-Hankou (or Peking-Hankow) Railway. Across the Yangtze River in Wuchang was another line, the Canton-Hankow Railway, which ran from Canton to Wuchang. The course is now part of the modern Jingguang Railway. Decorative design with two large black dragons. Text in Chinese, Japanese and English. Rarity 8.
Themes: CITY & STATE BONDS, RAILROADS
Startprice: € 500