20 Cash, China, 1909

Description (Brief):

One (1) 20 cash coin,

Description (Brief)

China, Fengtien, 1909

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Orthodox and Manchu script.

Description (Brief)

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).

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Front view dragon within a beaded circle, large incuse swirl on pearl, text above and below.

Description (Brief)

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)

Date Made: 1909

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0060.1036Catalog Number: 2017.0060.1036Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-79b4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1835044

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