Kuang Hsu Yuan Pao, China, n.d.

Kuang Hsu Yuan Pao, China, n.d.

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Description (Brief)
One (1) kuang hsu yuan pao coin, Kuangtung Province (Ch'ing/Qing)
China, n.d.
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left; with Manchu inscription for Kuangtun, read center, right, left with rosette in center.
Obverse Text: Romanization: KUANG / HSU / YUAN / PAO / KUANG / TUNG / SHENG / TSAO / MEI / YUAN / TANG / CHIH / CH'IEN / SHIH / WEN (Translation: Currency of the Kuang Hsu period, made in the province of Kuangtung, each coin equal to 10 standard cash.)
Reverse Image: Center, dragon; right and left, rosette; top Kwang-tun; bottom, 10 cash.
Reverse Text:
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1890 - 1908
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Physical Description
copper (overall material)
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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