20 Coppers, Van Fong Tai Money Exchange, Shanghai, 1923

20 Coppers, Van Fong Tai Money Exchange, Shanghai, 1923

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One (1) 20 copper coin note
Van Fong Tai Money Exchange, Shanghai, 1923
Obverse Image: Denomination at center, name of issuing authority above, vignette to the left of a storyed building, vignette to the right of Fu (Cai), two lions at top approaching globe at center.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Denomination to the sides, name of issuing authority at top, vignette of the Sanxing at center.
Reverse Text: 20 / 54639 / 54639 / 20 / VAN FONG TAI MONEY EXCHANGE / PROMISES TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND AT ITS OFFICE IN SHANGHAI / 20 / 20 / TWENTY COPPERS / 20 / NO 579 KWANGSE ROAD / SHANGHAI / 20
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1923
place made
China: Shanghai
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 cm x 16.1 cm x.01 cm; 4 11/32 in x 6 11/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.75.3.449
catalog number
75.3.449
accession number
320773
serial number
54639
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Leigh
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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