Kuang Hsu Yuan Pao, China, 1875-1908

Description (Brief):

One (1) kuang hsu yuan pao coin, Fukien Province

Description (Brief)

China, 1875-1908

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left; dragons around the rim.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: KUANG / HSU / YUAN / PAO / FUKIEN / KUAN / CHU / TSAO

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Reverse Image: Center, Dragon; right and left, pearls, three clouds leaft of pearl and without cloud above dragon's tail; english script at top and bottom.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: FOO / KIEN / 10 / CASH

Date Made: 1875 - 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: Stack Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.77.61.553Catalog Number: 77.61.553Accession Number: 1977.0796

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 28 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-a5c4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1868365

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