A Vietnamese Royal Silver Bar

Stephen Tai
Apr.10, 1998
Dimensions: 121(L) x 29(W) x 13(H)
Weight: 375 g (10 Taels)
Obverse: 3 inscriptions, from top to down, severally are Ming Min, Kuei Sze, Nei Tang. The first two inscriptions jointly mean: The Year of Kuei Sze in Ming Min Period (i.e. the 13th year of Tao Kuang or 1833 AD); the third inscription Nei Tang means the royal treasure. Reverse: Engraved character Ji.
Left Side: Jong Ping [meaning unknown]
Right Side: Kong Sheng [meaning unknown]
Front End:Kang Kang, means checked.

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