Money, money, money … It’s not a cashless society yet in Hong Kong where banknotes still rule

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Tommy Tam, art director at HSBC’s Global Publishing Services, examines banknotes on display at a special exhibition of historical and current banknotes. Photo: Felix Wong

  • Art director for HSBC’s Global Publishing Services says banknotes often depict people, places and animals unique or symbolic to a specific place
  • Historically, Hong Kong’s banknotes have also depicted city’s bustling trade activity, such as tea manufacturing in the early 1900s

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Currencies

Zoe Low


Zoe Low

 

Updated: Wednesday, 6 Feb, 2019 10:40pm

Tommy Tam, art director at HSBC’s Global Publishing Services, examines banknotes on display at a special exhibition of historical and current banknotes. Photo: Felix Wong

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