10 Cash, China, n.d.

Description (Brief):

One (1) 10 cash coin, Kuang-hsu (Ch'ing/Qing)

Description (Brief)

China, Fukien Province, n.d.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left; with Manchu inscription for Fukien read center.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: KUANG / HSU / YUAN / PAO / FOO / KIEN / SHENG / TSAO / MEI / YUAN / TANG / CHIH / CH'IEN / SHIH / WEN (Translation: Currency of the Kuang Hsu period, made in the province of Fukien each coin equal to 10 standard cash.)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Center, dragon; right and left, rosette; top Kwang-tun; bottom, 10 cash.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: FOO / KIEN / 10 / CASH

Date Made: 1901-1905

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: 2017.0060.1071Catalog Number: 2017.0060.1071Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-8353-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1835079

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