10 Cash, China, 1905

10 Cash, China, 1905

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 cash coin, Kuang-hsu (Ch'ing/Qing)
China, Kiangnan Province, 1905
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left; with Manchu inscription for Kiangsu read center.
Obverse Text: Romanization: KUANG / HSU / YUAN / PAO / NAN / CHIANG / SHENG / TSAO / MEI / YUAN / TANG / CHIH / CH'IEN / SHIH / WEN (Translation: Currency of the Kuang Hsu period, made in the province of Kiangnan each coin equal to 10 standard cash.)
Reverse Image: Center, new design dragon facing right.
Reverse Text: KIANG- / NAN /
TEN / CASH
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1905
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.1164
catalog number
2017.0060.1164
accession number
2017.0060
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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