Dublin Core


Money: coin


One circular coin. Obverse outer circumference presents eleven Chinese characters comprising (top) 安徽省造 (minted in Anhui province) and (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 two Manchu characters boo an (Nanking for Anhui mint). Reverse outer circumference reads AN-HWEI TEN 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

28.10mm (dia)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.982; 1932.26.16

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Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD)



“Money: coin,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed August 14, 2022, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/211.