Take a look at the $ 10 HSBC note dated January 1, 1986 – what is it remarkable for?
The text is minimal: the English culture of design of banknotes affects: 'Promise to pay to the bearer on demand at its Office here ten dollars'
What is depicted on the banknote?
On the front side – a variant of the coat of arms of Hong Kong in the status of an English colony, in the lower left corner-the emblem of HSBC.
On the back is a sculpture of lions guarding the bank's headquarters-a tribute to the traditions of HSBC, they are still present on all the bank's banknotes. It is noteworthy that these lions have their own 'folk names'-'Stitt' and 'Stephen', in honor of the chief managers of HSBC named Gordon Stitt and Alexander Stephen, who led the bank in the distant 1920s and 1930s.
The banknote was printed by the English company Thomas De La Rue and Company Limited.
It is this banknote that the locals loved more than other denominations – what is the reason?