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50 Cents, Szechuan, China, ca 1901, Proof

50 Cents, Szechuan, China, ca 1901, Proof

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 cent coin, proof
Szechuan, China, ca 1901
Obverse Image: Orthodox text in a beaded circle and around the rim, potted plant in the center.
Obverse Text: Romanization: KUANG / HSU / YUAN / PAO / TSAO / SHENG / NAN / P'ING / SAN / LIU / FEN
Reverse Image: Dragon-emblem with 7 flames on pearl below mouth in the center surrounded by clouds, rosettes to the right and left.
Reverse Text: SZECHUEN / PROVINCE / 3 / MACE / AND / 6 / CANDAREENS
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
ca 1901
place made
China: Szechuan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.18 cm x 3.4 cm; 1/16 in x 1 11/32 in
ID Number
2016.0056.017
accession number
2016.0056
catalog number
2016.0056.017
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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