10 Cash, China, n.d.

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 cash coin, Kuang-hsu (Ch'ing/Qing)
China, Kiangnan Province, n.d.
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, dragon facing out, two stars on the right and left sides.
Reverse Text: KIANG- / SI / PROVINCE / 10 / CASH
General Information: Cracked die.
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copper (overall material)
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National Museum of American History


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