Many thanks to Professor HE Ping 何平, of the School of Finance at Renmin University of China 中国人民大学财政金融学院, in Beijing, for giving us a copy of his book. (more…)
Many thanks to TIAN Qiuping 田秋平 for giving us a copy of his book.
TIAN Qiuping, Zhibi chushi Jin dongnan (Shanxi guji chubanshe, 2007). ISBN 978-7-80597-856-6 // 田秋平著：《纸币初始晋东南》／Origin of Paper Currency at South-east of Shanxi Province （太原：山西古籍出版社，2007 年）. TIAN Qiuping, Origin of Paper Currency at South-east of Shanxi Province (Taiyuan: Shanxi guji chubanshe, 2007). Black and white illustrations. (more…)
There are two Chinese guides – merchant manuals or shroff’s guides – in the Department of Coins and Medals, at The British Museum (nos 4 and 8 below). Several similar guides are known, and I’m grateful to Richard von Glahn and Byron Hamann for sharing their expertise and knowledge on this subject. I’ll give a very brief introduction below, and then share ten of these guides. If you know of others, or of research on these guides, please leave a comment. (more…)
China Numismatics 《中国钱币》 is published bimonthly by the China Numismatic Museum 中国钱币博物馆 and China Numismatic Society 中国钱币学会 in Beijing. The journal is published in Chinese. (more…)