Manchukuo 10 Yuan banknote 1932 Flag

Banknotes of Manchukuo 10 Yuan note 1932 Flag
Manchukuo 10 Yuan

Banknotes of Manchukuo 10 Yuan Five-color Flag note ND (1932) 
Central Bank of Manchukuo

Obverse: National flag of Manchukuo at left, Qinmin Building of former Imperial Palace of the Manchu State at right, Bank name at upper center (Man Chou Chung Yan Yin Hang - Central Bank of Manchukuo).
Reverse: 10 YUAN on both sides of the note.

Banknotes of Manchukuo
China Puppet Banks - Central Bank of Manchukuo ND (1932-1933) Issue

50 Fen    1 Yuan    5 Yuan    10 Yuan    100 Yuan

National flag of Manchukuo

The flag of the now-defunct Empire of Manchukuo had a mustard yellow field with four horizontal stripes of different colors in the upper-left corner. The colors of the flag were based on the colors on the Five Races Under One Union flags used by the Beiyang government and the Empire of China. The flag is also similar to the flag used by the Fengtian clique.The flag was first established in Annoncement of National Flag on March 1, 1932.

According to the Document of the Explanation of National Flag issued by state council of Manchukuo on February 24, 1933, the colours on the flag represent the four directions and center. The Study of Manchukuo National Flag published by state council of Manchukuo later also gave an representative based on Wu Xing.

Yellow represents the Center, symbolizes the rule of emperor of four directions and virtue of Ren in Confucianism, also Earth in Five Elements.
Red represents the South, symbolizes passion and courage, also Fire in Five Elements.
Blue represents the East, symbolizes youthfulness and holiness, also Wood in Five Elements.
White represents the West, symbolizes purity and justice, also Gold in Five Elements.
Black represents the North, symbolizes will and determination, also Water in Five Elements.

The colours also represents five major peoples in Manchukuo:
Yellow represents the Manchu people.
Red represents the Japanese (Yamato) people.
Blue represents the Han Chinese.
White represents the Mongol people.
Black represents the Korean people.

Qinmin Building of former Imperial Palace of the Manchu State

The Qinmin Building was Puyi's office building. In its southeast corner is a large room where Puyi received foreign ambassadors and consuls, and issued certificates of appointment and conferred medals to his government officials. The Qianmin Building housed the Manchukuo throne.