Money: coins

Production date
19th Century
Description
Three coins. (1) One circular coin. Obverse outer circumference presents six Chinese characters and two Manchu characters comprising (top) 江西省造 (minted in Jiangxi province); (sides) boo chang (Nanchang Jiangxi mint); (bottom) 當十 (value ten). Obverse inner circumference presents four Chinese characters 光緒元寶 (guangxu yuanbao) surrounding a central floral motif. Reverse outer circumference reads KIANG - SEE 10 CASH in English-language script surrounding central dragon motif. From the Guangxu era of the reign of Emperor Dezong (1875-1908 AD). (2) One circular coin. Obverse outer circumference presents seven Chinese characters and four Manchu characters comprising (top) unidentified Manchu characters with the exception of the rightmost which is identifiable as boo; (sides) 清江 (Qingjiang Jiangsu province); (bottom) 當製錢十文 (value ten wen). Obverse inner circumference presents four Chinese characters 光緒元寶 (guangxu yuanbao) surrounding central floral motif. Reverse outer circumference reads TSING - KIANG TEN CASH in English-language script surrounding central dragon motif. From the Guangxu era of the reign of Emperor Dezong (1875-1908 AD). (3) One circular coin. Obverse outer circumference presents eleven Chinese characters and two Manchu characters comprising (top) 江蘇省造 (minted in Jiangsu province); (sides) boo su (Suzhou Jiangsu province mint); (bottom) 每元當製錢十文 (each coin valued ten wen). Obverse inner circumference presents four Chinese characters 光緒元寶 (guangxu yuanbao) surrounding central floral motif. Reverse outer circumference reads KIANG - SOO 10 CASH in English-language script surrounding central dragon motif. From the Guangxu era of the reign of Emperor Dezong (1875-1908 AD).
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Measurements
Diameter: 28.67mm (1 1/8")
Named collection
Other Id
C1957.978
E132.24
E2674
C1956.72
26/32
Catalogue number
C1957.978
E132.24
Accession number
1932.26.12

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