Talks of redesigning the Taiwanese currency


When ever the KMT isn’t in charge, talks of removing KMT dictators off of Taiwan’s currency pops up. That’s how we end up with dictator free 500, 1000, and the very rare 2000 NTD notes, they were redesigned during the CSB years.

Some of us are unfortunately old enough to remember when they looked like this:

I much prefer the current version with kids animals and baseball.

Since SYS and CKS still occupy a side of the 100 NTD, and most coinage, DPP legislator Gao Jyh-peng is pushing for revamping their design.

Some people are answering this call by putting out their own currency design:

Some probably would call this a waste of money, but if this transitional justice thing is really going to play out eventually, then we might as well waste the money when the cost is relatively low.


Oh no, then I’d have to stop calling them “baldies”!