20 Coppers, Van Fong Tai Money Exchange, Shanghai, 1919

Description (Brief):

One (1) 20 copper coin note

Description (Brief)

Van Fong Tai Money Exchange, Shanghai, 1919

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Denomination at center, name of issuing authority above, vignette to the left of a storyed building, vignette to the right of Fu (Cai), two lions at top approaching globe at center.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]

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Reverse Image: Denomination to the sides, name of issuing authority at top, vignette of the Sanxing at center.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 20 / 09556 / 09556 / 20 / VAN FONG TAI MONEY EXCHANGE / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE IN SHANGHAI / 20 / 20 / TWENTY COPPERS / 20 / NO 579 KWANGSE ROAD / SHANGHAI / 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: Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.74.17.988Catalog Number: 74.17.988Accession Number: 315247Serial Number: 09556

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10.9 cm x 15.9 cm x .01 cm; 4 9/32 in x 6 1/4 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-dc43-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1917937

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