50 Cash, China, 1912

50 Cash, China, 1912

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 cash coin,
China, Szechuan Province, 1912
Obverse Image: Seal (?) script in a central circle with a ring of smaller circles surrounding, below the pearled rim is a line of Orthodox text denoting the date as the first year of the Republic.
Obverse Text: [ NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Orthodox script in a pearled circle with a floral symbol at the center, a line of Orthodox script below the top rim and above the lower rim denote the denomination and the province mint.
Reverse Text: [ NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Description
[[obverse text]] 四川銅幣, 軍政府造, 當制錢五十文 [[transliteration]] SI / CHUAN / TONG / BI, JUN / ZHENG / FU / ZAO, DANG / ZHI / QIAN / WU / SHI / WEN [[translation]] Sichuan mint, produced by military government, 50 cents
[[reverse text]]中華民國 (center) 漢[[transliteration]] ZHONG / HUA / MIN / GUO [[translation]] Republic of China
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1912
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.1276
catalog number
2017.0060.1276
accession number
2017.0060
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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