20 Cash, China, 1909

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 20 cash coin,
China, Fengtien, 1909
Obverse Image: Orthodox and Manchu script.
Obverse Text: TAI / CH'ING / T'UNG / PI / CHIH / CH'IENG / ERH / SHIH / WEN (Translation: Currency of the Tai Ching Period; coin is worth two of 10 cash coins).
Reverse Image: Front view dragon within a beaded circle, large incuse swirl on pearl, text above and below.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HSUAN / T'UNG / NIEN / TSAO / TAI / CHING / TI / KUO / COPPER / COIN (Translation: Minted during the Hsüan-t'ung reign, bronze coin of the great Qing Dynasty)
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1909
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.1036
catalog number
2017.0060.1036
accession number
2017.0060
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History