Amulet, Imitation of a Ching Dynasty Coin, China, ca 1850

Description (Brief):

One (1) amulet, imitation of a Ching Dynasty coin

Description (Brief)

China, ca 1850

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Four Chinese characters carved into stone face.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: ? / TSUNG / T'UNG / PAO

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Two Manchu characters, to the right and left of the central hole.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanzation: BOO / CIOWAN ( Translation: Board of Revenue mint, or the Fountainhead of Currency.)

Date Made: ca 1850

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: ChinaAssociated Place: China

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Chase Manhattan Bank

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.79.112.OC26J.1Accession Number: 1979.1263Catalog Number: 79.112.OC26J.1

Object Name: charm

Physical Description: stone, green stone (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 mm x 31.5 mm; 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in


Record Id: nmah_910229

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