Chinese Banknote

Qing paper money, made during the reign of the Xiangfeng emperor, between 1853 and 1859, ca. 23 x 13 cm.

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  • Pro-trust and anti-forgery

    story by Victor Molenaar, Fresco Sam-Sin.

    Each stroke of a brush is unique and therefore very suitable as a control mark. It is for this reason that Chinese paper money from the 19th century was marked with fat splotches of ink.

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