50 Cash, China, 1912

Description (Brief):

One (1) 50 cash coin,

Description (Brief)

China, Honan Province, 1920

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Two symetrical wheat stalks and foliage with a blossom in the center, Chinese text surrounds this image above a pearled circle.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: CHUNG / HUA / MIN / KUO / YUAN / SHIH / WU

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Crossed flags, left with star and right with stripes; florals at left and right, short flagpoles.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: HO / NAN / 50 / CASH

Date Made: 1920

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

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

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Credit Line: Chase Manhattan Bank

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.79.112.CM01037.3Accession Number: 1979.1263Catalog Number: 79.112.CM01037.3

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 38.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 17/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-9667-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_923226

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