1 Cash - Zhenghe Tongbao; Clerical script

Features

Country Empire of China
Emperor Northern Song dynasty › Huizong (1100-1125)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1111-1118
Value 1 Cash (1)
Currency Cash (621-1912)
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.68 g
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round with a square hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 20606
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References Hartill# 16.441,
David Hartill; 2017. Cast Chinese Coins (2nd edition). New Generation Publishing, London, United Kingdom.
FD# 1071,
Fubao Ding, George Albert Fisher; 1990. Fisher's Ding. G. A. Fisher, Littleton, Colorado, USA.
Schjoth# 635
Fredrik Schjöth; 1976. Chinese Currency. Andrew Publishing Co., London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

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

Lettering:
 政
寶 通
 和

Translation:
Zhong He Tong Bao
Zhonghe (4th era of Huizong, 1111-1118) / Universal currency

Reverse

Blank (uniface).

Edge

Smooth.

Mints

Fumin Mint, Huizhou, modern-day Huizhou, Guangdong, China
Guanghui Mint, Nanping Army, modern-day Jiangjin, Chongqing, China
Guangji Mint, Wanzhou, modern-day Wanzhou, Chongqing, China
Qichun Mint, Hubei, China
Shanzhou Inspectorate Mint, Henan, China
Shenquan Mint, Muzhou, modern-day Jiande, Zhejiang, China
Susong Mint, Shuzhou, modern-day Susong, Anhui, China
Tong'an Mint, Shuzhou, modern-day Qianshan, Anhui, China
Yuanfeng Mint, Wuzhou, Guangxi, China

Comments

The pictured example has the Pu of Zheng with four points (攵; the rarer type). An example of the Pu of Zheng with three points (攴):


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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1111-1118)  2.01 100% Hartill#16.441-443: Pu with three points (minor varieties)
ND (1111-1118)  0% Hartill#16.444: Pu with four points

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