Hsien Feng Chung Pao, China, 1851-1861

Hsien Feng Chung Pao, China, 1851-1861

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Description (Brief)
One (1) hsien feng chung pao coin, Emperor Wen Tsung (Ch'ing/Qing)
China, 1851-1861
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HSIEN / FENG / CHUNG / PAO (Translation: Heavy currency of the Hsien Feng period.)
Reverse Image: Manchu script to the right and left of the hole; Chinese script above and below.
Reverse Text: Romanization: PAU / CHANG / TANG / WU / SHIH (Translation: for Nan-chang mint in Kiangsi, Equal to fifty..)
Currently not on view
Object Name
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period of administration
1851 - 1861
place made
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Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 4 mm x 56 mm; 5/32 in x 2 7/32 in
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Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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