1 Fen, China, 1936

1 Fen, China, 1936

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Description (Brief)
One (1) fen coin, Emperor Guang Xu
China, 1936
Obverse Image: Denomination surrounded by weath wreath, date below, Greek key border surrounding.
Obverse Text: Romanization: YI / FEN (Translation: One fen).
Reverse Image: Foliage at center, orthodox text in an arch above, Greek key border surrounding.
Reverse Text: Romanization: ZHONGHUA / MINGUO / ? / O / NIAN / ? (Translation: Republic of China ? Five year ?).
Description
[[Obverse Text]] 中華民國廿五年製[[Transliteration]] ZHONG / HUA / MIN / GUO / NIAN / WU / NIAN / ZHI [[Translation]] The five-year system of the Republic of China
[[Reverse Text]] 壹分 [[Transliteration]] YI / FEN [[Translation]] one cent
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1936
place made
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 26 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/32 in
ID Number
2017.0116.455
catalog number
2017.0116.455
accession number
2017.0116
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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