Hsien Feng T'ung Pao, China, 1851-1861

Hsien Feng T'ung Pao, China, 1851-1861

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Description
One (1) hsien feng chung pao coin, Emperor Wen Tsung (Ch'ing/Qing)
China, 1851-1861
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HSIEN / FENG / CHUNG / PAO (Translation: Heavy currency of the Hsien Feng period.)
Reverse Image: Manchu script to the right and left of the hole; Chinese script above and below.
Reverse Text: Romanization: PAU / CH'IOWAN / TANG / WU / SHIH (Translation: for Board of Revenue Mint, Equal to 50.)
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1851-1861
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 mm x 42.5 mm; 5/32 in x 1 11/16 in
ID Number
NU.77.61.486
catalog number
77.61.486
accession number
1977.0796
Credit Line
Stack Family
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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