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Title: One Song Pei
Date: before 1876
Object Name: token money
Classification: South Asian
Issuing Authorities:
Siam/ Thailand
Mint: Asia
Medium: porcelain
Dimensions: Coin: 16 mm, 9 O'Clock, 1.02 g (5/8 in., 9 O'Clock, 0.04 oz.)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Two Chinese characters stating value.
Subject/Image: Obverse: Name of gambling Hong in one Chinese character
Inscription: Obverse: Chinese script
Inscription: Reverse: Chinese script
Description: Hexagonal porcelain gaming token. On the obverse a female bust three-quarters to left with a geometric border, all in relief / Reverse has two Chinese characters incised in blue.
Accession Number: NG.2005.10.14