An extremely rare Chinese 'one hundred dollar' currency note
Republic Period, dated 1942, signed by Mao Zedong, Zhu De, Huang Hua and Ma Haide
One side printed in Chinese and the other side in English, stating the value of 'one hundred' or yibai yuan, issued by the Bank of Shaan Gan Ning in 1942, illustrating the local council assembly hall on one side, the other portraying the pagoda mountain in Yanan, both sides within enclosed cartouches encircled by archaistic scrolls and leafy designs, one side impressed with two four-character zhuanshu seal marks and the print-run number 'W491884' twice in red ink, the surface signed with multiple signatures of the four Communist luminaries in black ink, all within a lacquered wood frame. 16.7cm wide. x 7.7cm high.