Monday October 26, 2020

Object of desire

22nd April, 2015

In China, wouldn’t you know, they were using paper money as early as the 7th century, but it took 1,000 years before the notion took hold in Europe. Today, one of the most sought-after 20th century banknotes is the first Ploughman £10 note – it had a print run of 12,000, but experts are of the opinion that as few as ten still survive.

Based on a drawing, Ploughman With a Team of Two Horses...

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