Money: coin

Production date
19th Century
Description
One circular coin. Obverse outer circumference presents twelve Chinese characters comprising (top) 福建官局造 (minted by Fujian Custom house); (sides) 閩關 (Fujian Custom); (bottom) 每枚當錢十文 (each coin valued ten wen). Obverse inner circumference presents four Chinese characters 光緒元寶 (guangxu yuanbao). Reverse outer circumference reads F. K. CUSTOM – HOUSE 10 CASH in English-language script surrounding cebtral dragon motif. From the Guangxu era of the reign of Emperor Dezong (1875-1908 AD).
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Measurements
Diameter: 27.75mm (1 1/16")
Named collection
Other Id
C1957.980
E132.24
E2674
C1956.72
26/32
Catalogue number
C1957.980
E132.24
Accession number
1932.26.14

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