1 Tael, China, 1904

Description (Brief):

One (1) tael coin, Kuang-hsu

Description (Brief)

China, Hupeh Province, 1904

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Four Manchu characters in the center surrounded buy Chinese text; in outer circle formed by two beaded rings is more Chinese text , to the right and left are small rosettes composed of 7 dots.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: KUANG / HSU / YUAN / PAO / HU / PEI / SHENG / TSAO / NIEN / SHIH / SAN / TA / CH'ING / K'U / P'ING (Translation: Made in the Hupeh Province in the 30th Year of Emperor Kuang-hsu, Ta-Ching Silver Coin, K'uping 1 Tael)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Two dragons racing toward a pearl and enclosing the denomination 1 Tael, one Manchu character on the right and left stating the value, in English at the top is the province and at the bottom the value of the coin.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 1 / TAEL / HU / PEH / PROVINCE / ONE / TAEL

Date Made: 1904Alternate Calendar Date: 0030

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.79.112.CM01040Accession Number: 1979.1263Catalog Number: 79.112.CM01040

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 mm x 41.5 mm; 1/8 in x 1 5/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a930-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_923075

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