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Assignats

Scope note

Denotes paper money issued by the French revolutionary government between 1789 and 1796.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000191546

Broader Terms used

<European paper money>

Equivalent Terms used

assignat

Created

12yrs ago

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