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Medal with Chinese Characters and Figures

Object Number: 
2002.20.38
Date: 
1980
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Description: 
Brass etched and blackened medal with obverse showing man riding in carriage drawn by four horses; legend in Chinese characters above; date "1980" followed by inscription in Chinese characters below. Reverse shows standing figure of warrior or courtier in full dress with sword, surrounded by legend in Chinese characters.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry Luce III
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group