The second book discovered via News & Notes from the Society of Paper Money Collectors (Volume V, Number 10 August 27, 2019) is on paper money from Yunnan, China The
text is a Google translation. -Editor
Fàn Changmíng / Su Jùn: "Paper money from Yunnan"
In China, more precisely in Kunming, a new book about banknotes has been published. The two authors are called Fàn Chàngmíng and Sū Jùn. The title
translates as "paper money from Yunnan", the book covers 508 pages and depicts every note published in the province of Yunnan in color, with very few exceptions in their
Many of the described notes are missing in the SCWPM, other notes listed there prove to be Fantomscheine. The text contains many details about the historical development of
paper money in Yunnan.
The collector of Chinese notes knows that on many banknotes of the provincial bank of Yunnan two globes are shown (see cover), on which a bird and a horse stand. There is
always something in the Western literature about "Phoenix Bird and Horse." From this book, we learn that it is "The Golden Horse and the Jade Cock," two
mythical creatures around which many stories spring up in Yunnan ,
The book also mentions an ISBN: 978-7-222-15050-8. It is sold in China for a fixed price of 800 yuan (just over 100 €).
To read the complete article, see:
Fàn Changmíng/Su Jùn: "Papiergeld von Yunnan"
Wayne Homren, Editor
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