"Holy Banknotes" of the Heavenly Kingdom of Great Peace

Discussion in 'Paper Money' started by TrungQuocDon, Sep 4, 2018.

  1. TrungQuocDon

    TrungQuocDon Member

    I've been trying to do some research on the banknotes issued by the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom, for reference sake here is a 1 Tael "holy banknote":


    Unfortunately I've been able to find very little information about these "Shengchao", can anyone direct me to a website which has good images of them?
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  3. lettow

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  4. CoinBlazer

    CoinBlazer Professional Teenager

    what years is this production?
  5. TrungQuocDon

    TrungQuocDon Member

    Thank you for the link, because of your reaction I am now busy writing an article about the banknotes of the Ming Dynasty for Wikipedia. :)
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  6. TrungQuocDon

    TrungQuocDon Member

    Around the early 1860's as the records weren't so well kept. Apparently no-one other than The Currency Collector write ✍ about these, and finding other scans than the above one online has proven to be an impossible task... but that single scan might suffice.
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  7. George McClellan

    George McClellan Active Member

    Search:Google: ming dynasty banknotes
    Google Images.
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