From: Thailand | Songkhla

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 29-127-3506
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Thailand | Songkhla
Date Made 19th century
Section Asian
Inscription Language Chinese Language | Thai Language | Malay Language

Trilingual coin locally issued by the governor of Songkhla (Singgora, Singora) in southern Thailand. The obverse of the coin bears Jawi-script Malay and Thai inscriptions, while the reverse has Chinese: zhen xing tong bao 振興通寶. This is a late 19th c. issue, denominated at 400 bia (= ½ fuang, or sik).

Credit Line Purchased from Rev. Edward W. Thwing; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

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