Kuang Hsu Tung Pao, China, 1875-1908


One (1) kuang hsu yuan pao coin, Peiyang Province

China, 1875-1908

Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left; dragons around the rim.

Obverse Text: Romanization: KUANG / HSU / TUNG / PAO / TANG / CHIH / CH'IEN / SHIH / WEN (Translation: Currency of the Kuang Hsu period, equal to 10 standard cash coins.)

Reverse Image: Center, Dragon; right and left, rosette; Orthodox script at top and bottom.

Reverse Text: Romanization: PEI / YANG / LING / YUNG / SHIH / WEN (Translation: Peiyang Subsidiary 10 cash piece.)

Date Made: 1875-1908

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Stack Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.77.61.549Catalog Number: 77.61.549Accession Number: 1977.0796

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 28 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-6049-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1822630

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