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1 Dollar, China, 1904

1 Dollar, China, 1904

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin, Kuang-hsu
China, Kiangnan Province, 1904
Obverse Image: Orthodox script surrounding rim, small circle of pearls with four characters inside.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HAH / TSAO / CHU / KUAN / KIANG / NAN / CHA / KUANG / HSU / YUAN / PAO / FEN / ERH / ? / CH'I / P'ING / ? (Translation: Currency of the Kuang Hsu period, made in the province of Kiangnan, each coin equal to 10 standard cash.)
Reverse Image: Front facing dragon, rosettes to the right and left.
Reverse Text: KIANG / NAN / PROVINCE / 7 / MACE / AND / 2 / CANDAREENS
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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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