Ta Ch'ing T'ung Pi, China, 1906

Ta Ch'ing T'ung Pi, China, 1906

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Description
One (1) ta ch'ing t'ung pi coin, Kuang Hsu (Ching/Qing)
China, 1906
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left, Manchu script above, orthodox script below.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TA / CH'ING / T'UNG / PI / HU / PU / PA / TA / RANG / A / TO / RO / I / A / NIAI / WEI / LE / HE / PING / WU TANG / CHIH / CH'IEN / JU / SHIH / WEN (Translation: Copper coinage of the Ta Ch'ing Dynasty, Board of Revenue, Made in the reign of Kuang Hsu, 1906 equal to ten standard cash.)
Reverse Image: Center dragon with text surrounding in both Chinese and English.
Reverse Text: Romanization: KUANG / HSU / NIEN / TSAO / TAI / CHING / TI / KUO / COPPER / COIN (Translation: Made in the reign of Kuang Hsu , The Empire of the Ta Ch'ing Dynasty, Copper Coin)
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1875 - 1908
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 29 mm; 1/32 in x 1 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.77.61.554
catalog number
77.61.554
accession number
1977.0796
Credit Line
Stack Family
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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