Kuang Hsu Chung Pao, China, 1875-1908

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Description (Brief)
One (1) kuang hsu chung pao coin, Emperor Kuang-hsu (Ch'ing/Qing)
China, 1875-1908
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: KUANG / HSU / CHUNG / PAO (Translation: Heavy currency of the Kuang Hsu period.)
Reverse Image: Manchu script to the right and left of the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: PAU / CH'IOWAN / SHIH / WEN (Translation: for Board of Revenue Mint, Equal to 10 cash coins.)
General Information: Value 10 Cash coins.
Currently not on view
Date made
1875 - 1908
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 31 mm; 1/32 in x 1 7/32 in
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catalog number
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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