Yuan Fa, China, ca 250 BCE

Yuan Fa, China, ca 250 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) yuan fa coin,
China, ca 250 BCE
Obverse Image: Great Seal text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHUNG / YI / LIANG / SHIH / ERH / CHU (Translation: WEIGHT / ONE / TAEL / TWELVE / CHU)
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
ca 250 BCE
place made
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 38 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/2 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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