5 Cents, China, 1890-1908

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 cent coin, Emperor Kuang-hsu

Description (Brief)

China, Kwangtung Province, 1890-1908

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: TSAO / CHU / KUAN / GUANG / DONG / 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), Kwangtung Province, 3.6Candareens)

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: KWANG- / TUNG / PROVINCE. / 3.6 / CANDAREENS

Date Made: 1890 - 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: 2017.0060.1257Catalog Number: 2017.0060.1257Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-fe4f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1837280

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