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10 Cents, China, 1898

10 Cents, China, 1898

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 cent coin, Emperor Hsuan T'ung
China, Fengtien, 1898
Obverse Image: Orthodox text in a beaded circle and Manchu script around the rim.
Obverse Text: Romanization: Needs Translation.
Reverse Image: Front view dragon with incuse fire; with text surrounding.
Reverse Text: Romanization: NIEN / SSU / SHIH / ERH / KUANG HSUAN / T'UNG / YUAN / PAO / CHIANG / SU
[[obverse text]]一角 [[tansliteration]] YI / JIAO [[transltion]] 10 cents
[[reverse text]]奉天省造光緒二十四年 [[transliteration]] FENG / TIAN / SHENG / ZAO / GUANG / XU / ER / SHI / SI / NIAN [[translation]] Produced in Fengtian Province at twenty third year of Guangxu
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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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