5 Mithqual - Guangxu Ka Shen

Features

Issuer Sinkiang Province
Emperor Guangxu (1884-1908)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1325 (1907)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 5 Mithqual (0.5)
Composition Silver
Weight 17.20 g
Diameter 32 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
291929
References Y# 25.4,
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.
Y# 25.9-11
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

Four Chinese ideograms read top to bottom, right to left with flower at the centre, all with more ideograms above and below and with Arabic legend at either side.

Lettering:
什喀
ل١٣١ بش مثقال - كاشنو ب

幣銀

錢伍平湘

Translation:
Kashgar
Kashgar Mint / 5 Mithqual 1325
Great Qing's silver coin
Worth 5 Qian

Reverse

Dragon with pearl at centre surrounded by wreath.

Edge

Reeded.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1325 (1907)  Y#25.04: ل١٣٢ (date at upper right; big leaves on right side of wreath)
1325 (1907)  Y#25.09: ل١٣٢ (date at upper right; big leaves on left side of wreath)
1325 (1907)  Y#25.10: ل١٣٢ (date at upper left; one rosette at top)
1325 (1907)  Y#25.11: ل١٣٢ (date at upper left; three rosettes at top)

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