5 Mithqual - Guangxu Urumchi; official Wu

Features

Issuer Sinkiang Province
Emperor Guangxu (1884-1908)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1323-1325 (1905-1907)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 5 Mithqual (0.5)
Composition Silver
Weight 17.90 g
Diameter 32 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
290068
References Y# 35a
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, United States.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Eight Chinese ideograms read from top to bottom.

Lettering:
 光
伍緒迪
錢銀化
 圓

Translation:
5 Qian
Guangxu (Emperor) / Silver coin
Dihua

Reverse

Arabic legend surrounded by wreath.

Lettering:
١٣٢٣
بش مثقال
اورمچى
ضو ب

Translation:
1323
5 Mithqual
Urumchi Mint

Edge

Smooth.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1323 (1905)  ١٣٢٣
1324 (1906)  ١٣٢۴
1325 (1907)  ١٣٢۵

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