Yuan, China, 290 BCE

Description (Brief):

One (1) yuan coin

Description (Brief)

China, 290 BCE

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Seal character to the right of the hole.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: YUAN (Translation: place name in the South West region of modern Shansi)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: N/A

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: N/A

Date Made: 290 BCE

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: ChinaAssociated Place: China

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Stack Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.77.61.100Catalog Number: 77.61.100Accession Number: 1977.0796

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 41 mm x 34 mm x 2.5 mm; 1 5/8 in x 1 11/32 in x 3/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-c433-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_936226

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