Sycee, China, ca 1900

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sycee
China, ca 1900
General Description: Silver, boat shaped (sliper) sycee with stamp at center of top.
General Information: One silver Chinese Sycee, Unit Z143-Chinese Monetary Unit (crate 259). When this silver object was produced, it was poured into a mold and shifted from side to side so that the sides are higher then the center. There is a Chinese Seal or stamp marked in the center of the sycee. The bottom of the sycee is marked 14373.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1900
place made
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 12 mm x 30 mm x 15 mm; 15/32 in x 1 3/16 in x 19/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Cigna Collection
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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