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100 Coppers, Market Stabilization Currency Bureau, Chihli, China, 1915

100 Coppers, Market Stabilization Currency Bureau, Chihli, China, 1915

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 100 copper coin note
Market Stabilization Currency Bureau, Chihli, China, 1915
Obverse Image: Denomination at center, vignette of pagoda to the left, vignette of the Temple of Heaven to the right, name of issuing authority at top.
Reverse Image: Denomination in corners in Seal script, and at center, image of the Victory gate at center vignette.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
place made
China: Zhejiang, Zhili
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 9 cm x 16 cm x.01 cm; 3 17/32 in x 6 5/16 in x in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
serial number
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Chinese Banknotes
NNC Chinese Bank Notes
Chinese Paper Money
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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