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Dublin Core

Title

Money: coin

Description

(1) One circular coin. Obverse outer circumference presents nine Chinese characters comprising (top) 湖南省造 (minted in Hunan Province) and (bottom) 當二十銅元 (value twenty bronze coin) surrounding a central crossed flags motif. Obverse also exhibits wear and pitting. Reverse outer circumference reads THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA TWENTY CASH in English-language script surrounding a central botanical motif.

(2) One circular coin. Obverse outer circumference presents ten Chinese characters comprising (top) 湖南省造 (minted in Hunan Province) and (bottom) 當製錢二十文 (value twenty wen) surrounding a central crossed flags motif. Reverse outer circumference reads THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA TWENTY CASH in heavily worn English-language script surrounding a central botanical motif.

(3) One circular coin. Obverse outer circumference presents ten Chinese characters comprising (top) 湖南省造 (minted in Hunan Province) and (bottom) 當製錢二十文 (value twenty wen) surrounding a central crossed flags motif. Reverse outer circumference reads THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA TWENTY CASH in English-language script surrounding a central botanical motif.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

32.11mm (dia)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.976; 1932.26.10

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Period

Republic of China (1912-1949 AD)

Collection

Citation

“Money: coin,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed May 31, 2020, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/204.