A Vietnamese Silver Bar

Stephen Tai
Apr.05, 1998
Dimensions: 44(L) x 13(W) x 7(H)
Weight: 37g

Obverse: Made in Gia Long period (1802-1819)
Reverse: Genuine Silver of One Tael
Right Side: Worth for 2 Guang [1 Guang normally means 1,000 cashes, also called Diao] and 800 cashes
Left Side: Jong Ping ? [Its meaning unknown]
Two Ends: Gong [Could be an assayer's chop mark]

Message from Thuan D. Luc (19-Apr-98) [with Vietnamese transcription of inscriptions]:
A Silver Sycee Review