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    Scarce Yuan Dynasty 2 Kuan

    China Chih Yuan T'ung Hsing Pao Ch'ao 2 Kuan 1264-1341 Pick UNL S/M#C167-1.
    One of the earliest examples of paper money from the Yuan Dynasty. The 2 Kuan denomination depicted in the center box is represented by the two strings of cash coins, each comprised of 10 cash stacks. Although this example is quite large in size, it is slightly smaller than the more common 1 Kuan from the Ming Dynasty. These early notes were printed on mulberry paper and charcoal dye was used for both the script and design. This historical example is well preserved for its age and will certainly highlight any collection. The last example we offered in this similar grade realized $43,200 and we expect this offering to achieve similar results. PMG mentions restoration, paper damage, and stain and grades this example Choice Fine 15 Net.


    元朝最早的紙幣之一。中間方格描述了貳貫的面額,由兩串錢幣代表,每串由10個錢幣組成。雖然這張面積非常大,但它比明代更常見的壹貫略小。這些早期的鈔票印在桑樹紙上,木炭染料用於文字和設計。這個具歷史價值的鈔票仍然保存完好,無疑是相當突出。就類似的評級而言,我們上次拍得了43200美元,我們希望這一張亦能夠達到類似的價值。PMG提到了鈔票經修復,紙張受損和有污漬,並將它評為 PMG Choice Fine 15 Net。

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