Money: coin

Production date
19th Century
Description
One circular coin. Obverse outer circumference presents nine Chinese characters comprising (top) 奉天省造 (minted in Fengtian province) and (bottom) 當製錢十文 (value ten wen). Obverse inner circumference presents four Chinese characters光緒元寶 (guangxu yuanbao) surrounding two Manchu characters fung boo (Fengtian Manchuria province mint). Reverse outer circumference reads FUNG-TIEN PROVINCE TEN CASH in English-language script surrounding central dragon motif. From the Gunagxu era of the reign of Emperor Dezong (1875-1908 AD).
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Measurements
Diameter: 27.87mm (1 1/8")
Named collection
Other Id
C1957.981
E132.24
E2674
C1956.72
26/32
Catalogue number
C1957.981
E132.24
Accession number
1932.26.15

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