5 Cents, China, 1890-1908

5 Cents, China, 1890-1908

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 cent coin, Emperor Kuang-hsu
China, Kwangtung Province, 1890-1908
Obverse Image: Orthodox text in a beaded circle and Manchu script at the center.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TSAO / CHU / KUAN / GUANG / DONG / KUANG / YUAN / LI / SSU / FEN / SSU / I / P'ING (Translation: Currency of the Kuan-hsu period (written in Manchu script in the center and Orthodox surrounding), Kwangtung Province, 3.6Candareens)
Reverse Image: Front view dragon, fiery ball has 6 flames; with text surrounding.
Reverse Text: KWANG- / TUNG / PROVINCE. / 3.6 / CANDAREENS
Currently not on view
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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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