5 Jiao - Guangxu

Features

Issuer Empire of China
Emperor Qing dynasty › Guangxu (1875-1908)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 44 (1907)
Calendar Chinese cyclical (cycle starting in 1864)
Value 5 Jiao = 50 Fen (0.5)
Currency Yuan (1903-1912)
Composition Silver (.860)
Weight 13.60 g
Diameter 31 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 241250
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Kann# 213,
Eduard Kann; 2006. Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Coins / Volume 1. Chinese Coins up to 1911. Ishi Press International, Bronx, New York, United States.
And 2 more volumes.
L&M# 39
Lin Gwo Ming, Ma Tak Wo; 2008. Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Gold & Silver Coins (7th edition). Tak Wo Numismatic, Hong Kong.

Obverse

Four Chinese ideograms read top to bottom, right to left with four Manchu words above (a translation to the four ideograms), all with two flowers, two stars, and four more ideograms around.

Lettering:
ᠪᠠᡩᠠᠷᠠᠩᡤᠠ ᡩᠣᠷᠣ ᡳ᠋ ᠠᠨᡳᠶᠠᡳ ᠸᡝᡳᠯᡝᡥᡝ
未丁

幣銀

角伍

Translation:
Guangxu (Emperor) / Made in the Year 43
Great Qing's silver currency
5 Jiao

Reverse

Eastern dragon with a pearl in the centre, all with four Chinese ideograms above and English legend below.

Lettering:
造年緒光
TAI-CHING-TI-KUO SILVER COIN.

Translation:
Made in the reign of Guangxu (Emperor)
Silver coin of the Great Qing Empire

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
44 (1907)  丁未

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