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1 Dollar, China, 1890 - 1908

1 Dollar, China, 1890 - 1908

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin
Kwangtung, China, 1890 - 1908
Obverse Image: Orthodoxe script in center surrounded by a pearled border and with Manchu script at center, surrounded by orthodox text above and below.
Obverse Text: Romanization: GUANGDONG / SHENG / ZAO / GUANGXU / YUAN / BAO / KU / PING / QI / ? / ER / ? (Translation: Made in Guangdong Province, Guangxu, Ingots, [Needs Further Translation]).
Reverse Image: Chinese dragon facing out with English text surrounding.
Reverse Text: KWANG- / TUNG / PROVINCE / 7 / MACE / AND / 2 / CANDAREENS
General Information: Heaton Mint dies.
Description
[[Obverse Text]] 廣東省造,庫平七錢二分; 光緒元寶[[Transliteration]] GUANG / DONG / SHENG / ZAO, KU / PING / QI / QIAN / ER / FEN; GUANG / XU / YUAN / BAO [[Translation]] Made in Guangdong Province, Kuping seven money two cents; Guangxu mint
[[Reverse Text]] KWANG-TUNG PROVINCE, 7 MACE AND 2 CANDAREENS
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1890 - 1908
place made
China: Kwangtung
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.8 mm x 39.5 mm; 1/8 in x 1 9/16 in
ID Number
2017.0116.460
catalog number
2017.0116.460
accession number
2017.0116
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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