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coin side 1 coin side 2

I bought this beautiful coin and I have no idea what it says. I think it is Chinese. For the case it is not, please forgive my ignorance, there has been no intention to offend you

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獎牌 Medal

農工商部 Ministry of Agriculture, Industry and Commerce

製 make (made)

二等 2nd Class/Grade

農工商部是清朝政府於光緒三十二年(1906年)設立的中央機構。
"Ministry of Agriculture, Industry and Commerce" was the central government established by the Qing government in the thirty-second year during the Guangxu period (1906).

Price in the August 2013 Hong Kong Auction

農工商部製 二等 獎牌

  • +1 Definitely a medal from Qing government. There are even Manchu and Mongolian script on it. – Archeosudoerus Mar 15 '17 at 18:25
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It is a medal, a prize for second place.

The first picture, on the outside says:

农,工,商,部,制 nóng, gōng,shāng, bù, zhì, basically: Farming, Workers' and Business Department made (by)

In the middle of the first picture it says: 奖牌 jiǎngpái prize, medal

The other side, between the dragons says : 二等 èrděng second prize

It is not money, hope you did not pay too much for it!

  • 农,工,商部 better be translated as 'Agriculture, Labor and Commerce departments' here – Tang Ho Mar 13 '17 at 1:35
  • also has Manchu text(script derived from Mongolian script) – user6065 Mar 13 '17 at 4:41
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“农工商部”“奖牌”“二等”It isn't a coin.

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