Annam Vietnam XIX Century Qing Dynasty Silver Sycee Ingot 10
Lang with counter stamps.
This bar was made in the early 1800s
10-Lang bars were cast by bankers and presented to government
officials who stamped them with “verification stamps.” These characters include
the reign title, a sexagenary date, and the province where they were stamped.
Silver bars like the 10-Lang were used for the trade of opium with the
neighboring tribesman, who made a living off the harvesting of the opium cash
This bar contains Vietnamese characters on 4 sides.
Weight: 376.3 g.
Size: 112 mm x 25 mm x 14 mm irregular rough shape
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