20 Cents, China, 1912

20 Cents, China, 1912

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 20 cent coin,
China, Fukien Province, 1912
Obverse Image: Orthodox text in a beaded circle and around the rim, Manchu script at the center.
Obverse Text: Romanization: Needs translation.
Reverse Image: Three waving flags.
Reverse Text: MADE / IN / FOO-KIEN / MINT / 1 / MACE / AND / 4.4 / CANDAREENS
Description
[[Obverse Text]] 福建銀幣廠造 庫平銀四分四釐 中華元寶[[Transliteration]]
FU / JIAN / YIN / BI / CHANG / ZAO KU / PING / YI / YIN / SI / FEN / SI / LI ZHONG / HUA / YUAN / BAO [[Translation]]
Fujian Silver Coin Factory, Kuiping Silver 44 Candaree, China Mint
[[Reverse Text]] MADE IN FOO-KIEN MINT, 1 MACE [[?]] AND 44 CANDAREENS
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1912
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 23.5 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.368
catalog number
79.112.368
accession number
1979.1263
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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