2 Cash - Shaoxing Tongbao

2 Cash - Shaoxing (Tongbao) -  obverse2 Cash - Shaoxing (Tongbao) -  reverse

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Features

Country Empire of China
Emperor Southern Song dynasty › Gaozong (1127-1162)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1131-1162
Value 2 Cash (2)
Currency Cash (621-1912)
Composition Bronze
Weight 5.98 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round with a square hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 140638
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Hartill# 17.58,
David Hartill; 2017. Cast Chinese Coins (2nd edition). New Generation Publishing, London, United Kingdom.
FD# 1166,
Fubao Ding, George Albert Fisher; 1990. Fisher's Ding. G. A. Fisher, Littleton, Colorado, USA.
Schjoth# 690
Fredrik Schjöth; 1976. Chinese Currency. Andrew Publishing Co., London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Four Chinese ideograms read top to bottom, right to left (in Regular script).

Lettering:
 紹
寶 通
 興

Translation:
Shao Xing Tong Bao
Shaoxing (2nd era of Gaozong, 1131-1162) / Universal currency

Reverse

Blank (uniface).

Edge

Smooth.

Mints

Fengguo Mint, Jianzhou, modern-day Jian'ou, Fujian, China
Guanghui Mint, Nanping Army, modern-day Jiangjin, Chongqing, China
Guangji Mint, Shizhou, modern-day Yichang, Hubei, China
Guangning Mint, Jiangzhou, modern-day Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China
Old Yidu Mint, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Qianzhou Mint, modern-day Ganzhou, Jiangxi, China
Shenquan Mint, Muzhou, modern-day Jiande, Zhejiang, China
Yongfeng Mint, Chizhou, modern-day Guichi, Anhui, China
Yongping Mint, Raozhou, modern-day Boyang, Jiangxi, China
Yongtong Mint, Shaozhou, modern-day Shaoguan, Guangdong, China
Yuanfeng Mint, Wuzhou, Guangxi, China

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1131-1162) 

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