Hsien Feng T'ung Pao, China, 1851-1861

Hsien Feng T'ung Pao, China, 1851-1861

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One (1) hsien feng chung pao coin, Emperor Wen Tsung (Ch'ing/Qing)
China, 1851-1861
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HSIEN / FENG / CHUNG / PAO (Translation: Heavy currency of the Hsien Feng period.)
Reverse Image: Manchu script to the right and left of the hole; Chinese script above and below.
Reverse Text: Romanization: PAU / YUWAN / TANG / CH'IEN (Translation: for Board of Works Mint, Equal to 1000.)
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Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 30.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/16 in
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Credit Line
Stack Family
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
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National Museum of American History
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