1 Dollar, China, 1897

Description (Brief):

One (1) dollar coin, Kuang-hsu

Description (Brief)

China 1897

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Orthodox script surrounding rim, small circle comprised of "s" shapes with four orthodox characters inside.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: TSAO / CHU / KUAN / KIANG / NAN / KUANG / HSU / YUAN / PAO / FEN / ERH / ? / CH'I / P'ING / ? (Translation: Currency of the Kuang Hsu period, made in the province of Kiangnan, each coin equal to 10 standard cash.)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Front facing dragon, larger than previous designs.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: KIANG / NAN / PROVINCE / 7 / MACE / AND / 2 / CANDAREENS

Date Made: 1897Period Of Administration: 1875 - 1908

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: ChinaAssociated Place: China

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Olga E. Raymond in memory of Wayte Raymond

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU63526Catalog Number: NU63526Accession Number: 234049

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: metal, silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2.5 mm x 39.5 mm; 3/32 in x 1 9/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-7408-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_920548

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