5 Cash, China, 1901-1903

5 Cash, China, 1901-1903

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 cash coin, Emperor Kuang-hsu
China, Fukien Province, 1901-1903
Obverse Image: Orthodox text in a beaded circle and around the rim, Manchu script at the center.
Obverse Text: Romanization: KUANG / HSU / YUAN / PAO / FU / KUAN / TSAO / MEI / CHU / CH'IEN / WEN / WU / MEI (Translation: Fukien Province Mint, Currency of the Kuang-hsu period, Five Cash)
Reverse Image: Front view dragon surrounded by rim of text.
Reverse Text: FOO / KIEN / 5 / CASH
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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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