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2 Tiao Zhuangpiao; late-Qing Empire private bank issue

2 Tiao (Zhuangpiao; late-Qing Empire private bank issue) -  obverse2 Tiao (Zhuangpiao; late-Qing Empire private bank issue) -  reverse

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Country China - Empire
Emperor Xuantong (1908-1912, Qing dynasty)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1900-1912
Value 2 Tiao (2)
Composition Paper
Size 77 × 246 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes


Images of people in activity
Stylized writing with denomination


Traditional images with large denomination and two western numerals


These types of notes are known as Zhuangpiao. They are private issue notes, with little to no regulation. They were usually used locally, as it was impossible to verify the authenticity of the note further away. They were denominated in Silver Yuan or Tiao (strings of cash coins).

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