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

Description:

One (1) ta ch'ing t'ung pi coin, Kuang Hsu (Ching/Qing)

China, 1905

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 / SSU / 1905 / TANG / CHIH / CH'IEN / ERH / SHIH / WEN (Translation: Copper coinage of the Ta Ch'ing Dynasty, Board of Revenue, Made in the reign of Kuang Hsu, Ssu 1905, Equal to twenty 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)

Date Made: 1906

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.77.61.544Catalog Number: 77.61.544Accession Number: 1977.0796

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 34 mm; 1/32 in x 1 11/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-0e7e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1822667

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