Monday, 10 December 2007

Paper Money History: 18th Century Paper Money Issues 3

Danish West Indies - In 1784 the Treasury of the Danish West Indies issued paper currency,it was known as the rigsdaler.
Ceylon - The United East India Company issued currency notes in 1785, called the rixdollar.

Finland - The King's General War Commissariat issued paper money notes in 1790 in the following denominations 8, 12, 16, 24, 32 skilling and 1, 2 riksdaler.

Haiti - The Department of Port-du-Paux issued paper currency notes in 1790, known as escalins.

The Isle of Man - In 1790 the Castle Rushen issued paper notes of 1 guinea. (The Isle of Man is apparently in the geographical center of the British Isles, though it is neither a part of UK or Europe. Having said this The Queen, HRH Elizabeth II is the head of State and the UK is responsible for its good governance.)

The Castle Rushen in The Isle of Man

Poland - In 1794 the Treasury issued paper notes, the currency was known as ziotych and the denominations were in 5, 10,25, 50, 100, 500, 1000.

French Guiana - The State Treasury issued paper currency in 1795, the denomination was 40 livres per note.

Portugal - In 1797 the Imperial Treasury issued paper money notes in 2 denominations, 5000 and 10000 reis.

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