1 Dollar, Formosa (Taiwan), 1853

1 Dollar, Formosa (Taiwan), 1853

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin,
China, Formosa (Taiwan),1853
Obverse Image: Vase with branches; four Chinese characters, additional character on vase.
Obverse Text: FU / K'U / CHUN / HSIANG / PAO (Translation: Prefectural Treasury, Military Rations, Currency.)
Reverse Image: 2 lotus flowers with their stems crossed; at the dexter are two Chinese characters, at the sinister two more characters.
Reverse Text: DZU / WEN / TUNG / HSING (Translation: Current pure value.)
General Information: Chopped
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1853
ruler, general
Ch'ing
place made
Formosa
associated place
China
Unlinked Place
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 40 mm; 1/32 in x 1 9/16 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM01033
accession number
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.CM01033
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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