Yuan, China, 290 BCE

Yuan, China, 290 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) yuan coin
China, 290 BCE
Obverse Image: Ancient name given to a region in the South West of the modern Shansi written in Great-seal to left of center.
Obverse Text: Romanization: YUAN
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
290 BCE
place made
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 42 mm; 1/32 in x 1 21/32 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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