50 Cents, China, n.d.

50 Cents, China, n.d.

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 cent coin,
China, Yunnan Province, n.d.
Obverse Image: Inside a circle of four Orthodox characters are four Manchu characters all in a beaded circle; to the sides are floral designs composed of seven circlets, above and below is Chinese text;
Obverse Text: KUANG / HSU / YUAN / PAO / YUN / NAN / SHENG / TSAO / (Needs further translation)
Reverse Image: In the center is a new dragon design faced foward; to the sides are floral designs composed of seven circlets, no legend; fiery ball with 2 circle,
Reverse Text:
Currently not on view
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copper (overall material)
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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