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Kuang Hsu Tung Pao, China, 1875-1908

Kuang Hsu Tung Pao, China, 1875-1908

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One (1) kuang hsu yuan pao coin, Peiyang Province
China, 1875-1908
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left; dragons around the rim.
Obverse Text: Romanization: KUANG / HSU / TUNG / PAO / TANG / CHIH / CH'IEN / SHIH / WEN (Translation: Currency of the Kuang Hsu period, equal to 10 standard cash coins.)
Reverse Image: Center, Dragon; right and left, rosette; Orthodox script at top and bottom.
Reverse Text: Romanization: PEI / YANG / LING / YUNG / SHIH / WEN (Translation: Peiyang Subsidiary 10 cash piece.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1875-1908
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 28 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.77.61.549
catalog number
77.61.549
accession number
1977.0796
Credit Line
Stack Family
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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