100 Cash Coin Tree, China, 1875-1908

Description (Brief):

One (1) 100 cash coin tree, Kuang Hsu

Description (Brief)

China, 1875-1908

Description (Brief)

Tree consists of 22 (10) ten cash coins, 2 (1) one cash coins, and 2 (100) one hundred cash coins; each piece has a different pettition for blessing throughout the year, used to pay New Year debts.

Date Made: 1875-1908Associated Date: 1875 - 1908

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: ChinaAssociated Place: China

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

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Credit Line: Stack Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.77.61.604Catalog Number: 77.61.604Accession Number: 1977.0796

Object Name: coin tree

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 115 mm x 536 mm; 4 17/32 in x 21 3/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-2c47-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_911361

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