A History of Chinese currency
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Published by Xinhua (New China) Pub. House, M.A.O. Management Group in [Peking], Kowloon, Hong Kong .
Written in English



  • China


  • Money -- China -- History.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHG1282 .C4913 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2340582M
ISBN 109627094013
LC Control Number86233155

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