20 Coppers, Mei Foong Native Bank, Shanghai, China, 1919

Description (Brief):

One (1) 20 copper coin note

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Mei Foong Native Bank, Shanghai, China, 1919

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Obverse Image: Denomination to the sides, date to the right, five babies wearing harakake in a heart at center, one holding the first flag of the Republic of China (Five-colored flag).

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Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]

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Reverse Image: Denomination at center and to sides, name of bank at top.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 20 / MEI FOONG NATIVE BANK / 20 / SHANGHAI / MF / TWENTY COPPERS / MF / PROMISES TO PAY THE COOLIES AND SERVANTS ONE AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED / 20 / 20

Date Made: 1919

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China: Shanghai

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Chinese Banknotes, Chinese Paper Money, NNC Chinese Bank Notes

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Credit Line: James C. Leigh

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.75.3.328Catalog Number: 75.3.328Accession Number: 320773

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8.6 cm x 14.7 cm x .01 cm; 3 3/8 in x 5 25/32 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-b104-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1915452

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