20 Cents, China, n.d.

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 20 cent coin
China, Fukien Province, n.d.
Obverse Image: In the center, character for Fukien mint, surrounded by four CHinese characters in a circle, around that is another line of CHinese text denoting the Mint, to the right and left are two more characters standing for the date, to the bottom is a final line of text.
Obverse Text: Translation: FUKIEN / CHINESE / CURRENCY / MADE / IN / THE / BUREAU / OF / THE / FUKIEN / TUTUH / 1911 / KUPING / 1 / MACE / 44 / CANDAREENS
Reverse Image: Center character for Fukien within a circle, surrounded by a flower with 16 petals, followed by 18 small circles each joined by a line (representing the 18 Provinces), Chinese text above and below with small rosettes to the right and left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: MADE / IN / FOO- / KIEN / MINT / 7.2 / CANDAREENS
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
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National Museum of American History


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