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20 Cash Da-Ming Baochao; treasury note

Features

Country China - Empire
Emperor Hongwu (1368-1398, Ming dynasty)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1389-1398
Value 20 Cash (20)
Currency Cash (621-1912)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# AA2
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Comments

These notes were first introduced in 1389 as low denomination treasury notes "as a help to the people". Unlike the larger denominations, these depicated unstrung cash pieces.

All denominations except for the highest (1 Guan / 1,000 Cash) are said to have been issued under Hongwu only.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1389-1398) 

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