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Money in the Bank

An Illustrated Introduction to the Money Collection of

The Hongkong an Shanghai Banking Corporation

Money in the Bank
An Illustrated Introduction to the Money Collection of
The Hongkong an Shanghai Banking Corporation

Fachbuch


Produktinformation

Autor:Joe Cripp
Seiten: 204
Format: 284 x 220 mm
Leineneinband mit Schutzumschlag
Fadenheftung
Verlag: Spink & Son Ltd for The Hongkong and Shanghai Corporation, London
Auflage: 1987
Sprache: Englisch

online bestellen:
ISBN 0907-605-22-2

Buchinformation

Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgements
I From Cowries to Chaos
An introduction to the history of Chinese money
II A Currency for the Colony
A history of money in Hong Kong
III Sycee
China's silver bullion money
IV The Almighty Dollar
The story of the silver dollar traced from its origins in Europe to its role in the Far East
V Branching out - the Bank Abroad
The note issuing activities of the Hongkong Bank and Mercantile Bank outside Hong Kong and the banknotes of The Imperial Bank of Persia
VI Conclusion
Recent developments in Hong Kong's money
Bibliography
Index