1 Dollar, China, 1898

1 Dollar, China, 1898

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin, Kuang Hsu
China, Fengtien, 1898
Obverse Image: Orthodox in a beaded circle; a second beaded circle containing English text, and Manchu script surrounding in a third beaded circle close to rim.
Obverse Text: Translation: FUNG / TIEN / PROV / INCE / MADE / IN / THE / THREE / EASTERN / PROVINCES / ONE / YUAN / (Thirteen Manchu characters surrounding.
Reverse Image: Front view dragon (with 5 rows of scales) with fire ball; text surrounding, dots are between the inscriptions.
Reverse Text: MADE / IN THE / TA / CHING / REGIME / IN THE / 24TH / YEAR / OF / KUANG / HSU / IN THE / FENGTIEN / MACHINE / FACTORY /
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1898
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.1035
catalog number
2017.0060.1035
accession number
2017.0060
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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