1 Dollar, China, 1908

Description (Brief):

One (1) dollar coin, Kuang Hsu

Description (Brief)

China, 1908

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Orthodox text in a beaded circle and around the rim.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Translation: 34th / YEAR / OF / KUANG / HSU / PEI / YANG / MADE / IN / PEIYANG

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Front view dragon (with 5 rows of scales) with fire ball; text surrounding, dots are between the inscriptions.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 34th / YEAR / OF / KUANG / HUS / PEI / YANG.

Date Made: 1908

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

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


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0060.1015Catalog Number: 2017.0060.1015Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7916-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1835023

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