10 Cents, China, 1898-1908

Description (Brief):

One (1) 10 cent coin, Emperor Kuang-hsu

Description (Brief)

China, Fukien Province, 1898-1908

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Orthodox text in a beaded circle and Manchu script at the center.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: TSAO / CHU / KUAN / CHIEN / FU / KUANG / YUAN / LI / SSU / FEN / SSU / I / P'ING (Translation: Currency of the Kuan-hsu period (written in Manchu script in the center and Orthodox surrounding), Fukien Province, 7.2 Candareens)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Front view dragon, fiery ball has 6 flames; with text surrounding.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: KWANG- / TUNG / PROVINCE. / 7.2 / CANDAREENS

Date Made: 1898-1908

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: Catherine Bullowa

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU60412.014Catalog Number: NU60412.014Accession Number: 222037

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 19.5 mm; 1/32 in x 25/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-ae52-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1830273

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