China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1399)Board of revenue, 1 Kuan or 10000 cash, printed on mulberry bark paper and stamped with the red seal of emperor Hung Wu. Renowned collector and engineer Sofus Black (1882-1960). Black was stationed in China from 1902 to 1931. Condition: Superb for the type and age with nice clear stamps. There's a small fold in one corner but no tear or wear.
"The US used to have much cooler currency." Can we just talk about how History, Science and Electricity were represented by women. Oh, and Martha sitting alongside George? Now it's just lonely ole Susan B. And a bunch of dead, white dudes.