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5 Fen, China, 1957

5 Fen, China, 1957

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 fen coin,
China, 1957
Obverse Image: China's emblem: Tian'anmen, "Gate of Heavenly Peace", gate to the forbidden city, 5 stars above it.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHUNG / HUA / MIN / KUO / CHUNG / JEN / HEN (Translation: People's Republic of China)
Reverse Image: Ears of corn surrounding the facial value.
Reverse Text: 5 / WU / FEN / 1957
Currently not on view
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Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 24 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
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Chase Manhattan Bank
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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