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Copper cash and silver taels

John E. Sandrock

Copper cash and silver taels

the money of Manchu China

by John E. Sandrock

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Published by Gateway Press in Baltimore, MD (1001 N. Calvert St., Baltimore 21202) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Money -- China -- History.,
    • Paper money -- China -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-249).

      StatementJohn E. Sandrock.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG1282 .S26 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 408 p. :
      Number of Pages408
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL823449M
      LC Control Number95078808

      The question that confronts any proposal for reform is to fix the ratio between silver and copper. It must be understood that even trade transactions away from the ports are conducted mainly in cash, except for certain commodities; for instance tea, beans or cereals are all exchanged for cash, i.e., instead of stating the price as a foreigner would do as Tls. 20 or Tls. 30 the Chinese state.


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