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20 Cents, China, 1912

20 Cents, China, 1912

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 20 cent coin,
China, 1912
Obverse Image: Left-facing portrait of Yuan Shikai with mustache; English text above, all inside a pearled ring.
Obverse Text: BIRTH / OF / REPUBLIC / OF / CHINA / MEMENTO
Reverse Image: Crossed flags, military and national, with legends around; peach blossoms to right and left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: Translation: THE / REPUBLIC / OF / CHINA / OPENING / OF / THE / COUNTRY / MEMORIAL / COIN.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1912
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.1306
catalog number
2017.0060.1306
accession number
2017.0060
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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