Hsien Feng T'ung Pao, China, 1851-1861

Description:

One (1) hsien feng chung pao coin, Emperor Wen Tsung (Ch'ing/Qing)

China, 1851-1861

Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.

Obverse Text: Romanization: HSIEN / FENG / CHUNG / PAO (Translation: Heavy currency of the Hsien Feng period.)

Reverse Image: Manchu script to the right and left of the hole; Chinese script above and below.

Reverse Text: Romanization: PAU / CHE / TANG / SHIH (Translation: for Chekiang Province Mint, Equal to 10.)

Date Made: 1851-1861

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins

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Credit Line: Stack Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.77.61.502Catalog Number: 77.61.502Accession Number: 1977.0796

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 37.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 15/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-0163-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1822530

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