20 Coppers, Mei Foong Native Bank, Shanghai, China, 1919

20 Coppers, Mei Foong Native Bank, Shanghai, China, 1919

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One (1) 20 copper coin note
Mei Foong Native Bank, Shanghai, China, 1919
Obverse Image: Denomination to the sides, date to the right, five babies wearing harakake in a heart at center, one holding the first flag of the Republic of China (Five-colored flag).
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Denomination at center and to sides, name of bank at top.
Reverse Text: 20 / MEI FOONG NATIVE BANK / 20 / SHANGHAI / MF / TWENTY COPPERS / MF / PROMISES TO PAY THE COOLIES AND SERVANTS ONE AT ITS OFFICE HERE VALUE RECEIVED / 20 / 20
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1919
place made
China: Shanghai
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.6 cm x 14.7 cm x.01 cm; 3 3/8 in x 5 25/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.75.3.328
catalog number
75.3.328
accession number
320773
Credit Line
James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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