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Dublin Core

Title

Money: coin

Description

One circular coin. Obverse outer circumference presents eight Chinese characters and four Manchu characters comprising (top) unidentified Manchu characters except for the rightmost which is identifiable as boo; (sides) 戶部 (Ministry of Revenue); (bottom) 當製錢二十文 (each coin valued twenty wen). Obverse inner circumference presents four Chinese characters 光緒元寶 (guangxu yuanbao). Reverse outer circumference reads HU POO 20 CASH in English-language script surrounding central dragon motif. From the Guangxu era of the reign of Emperor Dezong (1875-1908 AD).

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

32.64mm (dia)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.979; 1932.26.13

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Period

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)

Collection

Citation

“Money: coin,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 21, 2020, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/208.