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50 Cents, China, 1954

50 Cents, China, 1954

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 cent coin
China, 1954
Obverse Image: Left facing portrait bust (Cheng Kai-Shek?) with Chinese text above and below.
Obverse Text: [Needs Translation]
Reverse Image: Island with two Chinese characters to right and left, all in Greek border.
Reverse Text:
Description
[[Obverse Text]] 中華民國四十三年, 五月二十日[[Transliteration]] ZHONG / HUA / MIN / GUO / SI / SHI / SAN / NIAN, WU / YUE / ER / SHI / RI [[Translation]] Republic of China forty-three years, May 20
[[Reverse Text]] 五角,臺灣省[[Transliteration]] WU JIAO, TAI / WAN / SHENG [[Translation]] half yuan, Taiwan Province
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1954
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 27 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/16 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.379
catalog number
79.112.379
accession number
1979.1263
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
subject
Formosa
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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