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Flags on Hulun Buir banknote (China)

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[25 Yuan banknote]
http://bordilles.free.fr/Banques/HulunBuir.htm

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On the page (in French) showing banknotes brought into circulation in the Hulun Buir region (Inner Mongolia), end of 1919.

For a short time, China managed to recuperate Mongolia (lost in 1911 to Russia and regained in 1919) only to lose (Outer) Mongolia again, this time (1921) to Ungern-Sternberg and his eventual successor, the People's Republic of Mongolia. But Hulun Buir, as the rest of what is called Inner Mongolia, remained in Chinese hands.

The 25 Yuan note features the flag of the Chinese Republic although I have no idea what the small flags (or pennants?) represent. Both banknotes are bilingual Chinese and Mongol (see the script, later to be replaced by Cyrillic).
Jan Mertens, 18 March 2005