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Dublin Core

Title

Money: coin

Description

One circular coin. Square central hole. Obverse presents four Chinese characters 咸豐重寶 (xianfeng zhongbao). Reverse presents three Chinese characters 當五十 (dang wushi or value fifty wen) and two Manchu characters boo yuwan (Beijing Board of Works mint). From the Xianfeng era (1851-1861 AD) of the reign of Emperor Wenzong (1850-1861 AD).

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

55mm (dia)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.938

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)

Collection

Citation

“Money: coin,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed September 28, 2021, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/188.