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Kuang Hsu Chung Pao, China, 1875-1908

Kuang Hsu Chung Pao, China, 1875-1908

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Description
One (1) kuang hsu chung pao coin, Emperor Kuang-hsu (Ch'ing/Qing)
China, 1875-1908
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: KUANG / HSU / CHUNG / PAO (Translation: Heavy currency of the Kuang Hsu period.)
Reverse Image: Manchu script to the right and left of the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: PAU / YUWAN / TANG / SHIH (Translation: for Board of Works Mint, equal to 10.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1875-1908
associated date
1628 - 1644
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
metal, bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 29.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.77.61.521
catalog number
77.61.521
accession number
1977.0796
Credit Line
Stack Family
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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