Siam chapter of The Banknote Book is now available

The Siam chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers.

This 36-page catalog covers notes issued by the Royal Siamese Treasury from 1853 to 1892, the Government of Siam from 1902 to 1939, the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Company from 1889 to 1899, the Banque de l’Indo-Chine (Bank of Indo-China) from 1898 to 1904, and the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China in 1898. Published 06.04.2021.

Each chapter of The Banknote Book includes detailed descriptions and backgound information, full-color images, and accurate valuations. The Banknote Book also features:

  • Sharp color images of note’s front and back without overlap
  • Face value or date of demonetization if no longer legal tender
  • Specific identification of all vignette elements
  • Security features described in full
  • Printer imprint reproduced exactly as on note
  • Each date/signature variety assigned an individual letter
  • Variety checkboxes for tracking your collection and want list
  • Date reproduced exactly as on note
  • Precise date of introduction noted when known
  • Replacement note information
  • Signature tables, often with names and terms of service
  • Background information for historical and cultural context
  • Details magnified to distinguish between note varieties
  • Bibliographic sources listed for further research

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