1 Cash - Tianming Tongbao; Regular script

Features

Issuer Later Jin dynasty (Empire of China)
Khan Nurhaci (1616-1625)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1616-1625
Value 1 Cash
Currency Cash (1616-1631)
Composition Brass
Weight 7.25 g
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round with a square hole
Technique Cast
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
272293
References Hartill# 22.4,
David Hartill; 2017. Cast Chinese Coins (2nd edition). New Generation Publishing, London, United Kingdom.
FD# 2172,
Fubao Ding, George Albert Fisher; 1990. Fisher's Ding. G. A. Fisher, Littleton, Colorado, United States.
Schjoth# 1357
Fredrik Schjöth; 1976. Chinese Currency. Andrew Publishing Co., London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Four Chinese ideograms read top to bottom, right to left.

Script: Chinese (traditional, regular script)

Lettering:
 天
寳 通
 命

Translation:
Tian Ming Tong Bao
Tianming (era of Nurhaci, 1616-1625) / Universal currency

Reverse

Blank (uniface).

Edge

Smooth.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1616-1625)  Hartill#22.4: Heavy type (over 5 grams); Tong with one dot
ND (1616-1625)  Hartill#22.5: Heavy type (over 5 grams); Tong with two dots
ND (1616-1625)  Hartill#22.6: Light type (under 5 grams); Tong with one dot

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