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Coin - 10 Cents, Fengtien, China, 1898 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 24360

Summary:
10 Cents, Issued by Fengtien (Fungtein, Liaoning) Province, China, Yr.24 of Kuang Hsu (1898 AD)
Struck at the Mukden mint
Statement Of Significance:
The mint at Mukden was established with modern machinery in 1897. It struck silver coins in 1898 and 1899.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 19 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.81 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: China - Fengtien
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Milled
DateEra: Year 24 Kuang Hsu
Denomination: 10 Cents
Obverse Description: At centre within a circle of beads, 2 Chinese characters; around, 8 Manchu characters
Reverse Description: At centre, a dragon facing, body curved around a pearl; around, 10 Chinese characters (including the date, 24)
Edge Description: milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Fengtien, China, 1898
Mint: Mukden (Mint), China, 1898
References: Y#84
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006, 188 Pages

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